Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200

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Sonyshine
Sonyshine Senior Member • Posts: 7,832
Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200
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Red Admiral

Small Tortoiseshell

Speckled Wood

Small Tortoiseshell

Red Admiral

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ANAYV Forum Pro • Posts: 12,607
Re: Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200

Very nice, colorful shots.

Number 2 and 3 are my favorites.

ANAYV

PC Wheeler
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Re: Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200

Where shot?

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Rodger1943
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Re: Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200

All beautiful images. The Red Admiral shots on the flowers get my vote, mainly because they are in a more natural setting.

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Sonyshine
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Re: Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200

PC Wheeler wrote:

Where shot?

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Higher Hyde nature reserve, Dorset, UK.

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janeenadamsmartin
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Beautiful -- are they butterflies or moths?

The San Diego Zoo said one can distinguish butterflies from moths because their resting stance is wings upright and pinched together, not spread out like these photos are.   Yet, Wikipedia says butterfly attennae have balls at end and are more colorful, which these photos certainly are.

Anyone know how to tell for sure?

Wonderful shots.  I wish my FZ200 would take photos like yours, lol.

jan

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ysal
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Re: Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200

Very nice, I really like 3 and 4 (got to view them in full size!)

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KJaay Senior Member • Posts: 5,104
Re: Some more butterflies - before they are gone for winter. FZ200

Just gorgeous!

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