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Swallowtail butterfly

Janey

By Janey


Swallowtail butterfly (osteospurmum)

A beautiful swallowtail on a purple osteospurmum plant, I waited ages for it to settleand chased it all round the garden.



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amy
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what a beautiful photo , well worth the chase ,well done

7 Jul, 2008

 

Great pic.

7 Jul, 2008

 

Beautiful photo

7 Jul, 2008

 

good things come to those...........

well done!

7 Jul, 2008

 

O Janey this is a Fantastic Pic of such a Beautiful Flower&Butterfly :O

8 Jul, 2008

 

Aw thanks, this butterfly was really friendly, it spent about a week in the garden and didn't flutter like ordinary ones, it sort of glided over the plants.

8 Jul, 2008

 

What a wonderful picture. I think she was waiting for "my close up Mr. De Mille"!

12 Jul, 2008

 

Really great pic. The colours, shade and sharpness fantastic.

16 Jul, 2008

 

Superb photography Janey ! Well worth the wait !

18 Jul, 2008

 

Why thank youi! Where we lived the air was really pure and clear during the summer months and it seemed to hold the light, different to good old Blighty!

18 Jul, 2008

 

This one went straight to my favs. Excellent photography! Have you got this one framed?

20 Jul, 2008

 

Thanks Tasteyg, they're beautiful creatures aren't they, thought about maybe a jigsaw for my granddaughters!

20 Jul, 2008

 

Amazing, absolutely lovely. Lets all plant more for the birds, bees and butterflies.
Lynne x

22 Aug, 2008

 

I totally agree Wizzbang and welcome to GOY! I think we really need more sun for them though. We had a wonderfully sunny morning the other day and the garden was full of butterflies on the buddlieas, come the afternoon, grey sky and not one butterfly to be seen.

22 Aug, 2008

 

Fantastic photo colours so sharp, well done .

24 Oct, 2008

 

Thanks Dottydaisy

25 Oct, 2008

 

You sound like me I chase the wild life around the garden to take photos

26 Feb, 2009

 

fabulous photo janey, and what a beautiful subject. well worth the run around. Tref.

25 May, 2009

 

Thanks Tref.....I love those large butterflies that skim and glide over things. Spied an Orange tip yesterday in the sun...but it was too busy for a pic.....:o(

26 May, 2009

 

Yes Janey, highly recommended. In my favourites. I don't suppose that I'll ever see one in my garden in the Midlands. I would have to go to Stratford - on Avon 'Butterfly Farm' to see one live. They have quite a good collection there if you're ever around that way.

3 Aug, 2009

 

Many thanks Ado....such a stunning butterfly, I think they get them in the South, no chance up here..Lol! I should like to visit the Butterfly farm....maybe one day....:o)

3 Aug, 2009

 

lovely pic - I've never grown these but have often thought of it - are they annuals or do they come year after year?

6 Nov, 2009

 

I bet it led you quite a chase Janey but all your effort was certainly worth it by the beautiful picture you captured.

22 Jan, 2010

 

Awesome butterfly and great photo all round. Well done!

1 Aug, 2011

 

Superb!

13 Aug, 2014



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