RSPB Old Moor, South Yorkshire, England
Sony a77 with Tamron 180mm macro.

Top Ten – Just Butterflies – Avatar June Challenge

Unborn tomorrow, and dead yesterday,
Why fret about them if today be sweet!

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam – Edward Fitzgerald

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Comments

  • CBoyle
    CBoyleabout 2 years ago

    Very nice image Mike :)

  • Thank you for your kind comment.

    – MikeSquires

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeabout 2 years ago

    Another beauty !

  • Thanks again Renee.

    – MikeSquires

  • dilouise
    dilouiseover 1 year ago

    A beautiful capture Mike, perfectly in focus. The wing pattern in stunning.

  • Thanks Di. Pleased you like it. This must be one you missed on the original posting.

    – MikeSquires

  • Lepidoptera
    Lepidopteraover 1 year ago


    Congratulations Mike Top Ten in the Avatar June Challenge!
    Link to the Group Message
    Wish you a Sunny Day with Butterfly Kisses,
    Johanna

  • Thank you Johanna. thrilled to get a top ten place in the challenge. Thanks to all who voted for my picture.

    – MikeSquires

  • Keala
    Keala6 months ago

    These are stunning Mike! Outstanding capture!

  • Thank you Leigh. I’m pleased that you like this work.

    – MikeSquires

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes6 months ago


    2014/06/02 1 × 24hrs
    Excellent capture!

  • I’m pleased that you like this Magaret. Thank you.

    – MikeSquires

  • Jon Lees
    Jon Lees5 months ago

  • Thank you Jon. I’m pleased to have this work featured in the group.

    – MikeSquires

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuis4 months ago


    July 12/2014
    Congratulations Mike with your feature, a wonderful job!
    Enjoy the Featured Gallery!!!
    Cheers, Jo ;)

  • Thank you Jo. I was really pleased to have this work featured in the Winged Insects Group. Sorry for the late reply.

    – MikeSquires

  • Thank you Jo. It was great to have this work featured in the Winged Insects Group. Sorry for the late reply.

    – MikeSquires

  • Russell Couch
    Russell Couch4 months ago
    Stunning shot awesome work fave for me !!!!
  • Thank you for your comment Russell, and for your fave. Sorry for the late reply.

    – MikeSquires

  • Sorry for being late with this Russell, but thank you for your comment, and your fave.

    – MikeSquires

  • jesika
    jesika3 months ago

    Little beauties. Sadly I haven’t seen any this year, the numbers have fallen dramatically despite an abundance of Birdsfoot Trefoil.
    j

  • Thanks Jesika. This is a photo taken a couple of years ago, but they have been plentiful in South Yorkshire this year. Still a few around at Old Moor.

    – MikeSquires

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