Butterfly Dancers ~ On White Buddliah ~ by Sandra Cockayne

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A Red Admiral, and a Peacock both dancing together on an unusual White Buddliah…..

Taken at the Smith’s Arms garden, Nidderdale, North Yorkshire, England, UK.

Sony A200.
Tamron 80-300mm macro lens @ 300mm.

Slightly finished off and tweaked in Gimp 2.6 free download.


buddliah, butterflies, butterfly, painted lady, red admiral, sandra cockayne, winged insects

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  • klikker
    klikkeralmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you Nick for your welcome! Howz you today? Hope you’re having less pain on this bright and sunny day! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous Sandi!

  • Thank you Colin for your lovely comment and for the fave, they’re greatly appreciated! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • Country  Pursuits
    Country Pursuitsalmost 4 years ago

    Great capture Sandra. x

  • Thank you Richard, so pleased you think so! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellalmost 4 years ago

    A really beautiful shot Sandra xx

  • Thank you Irene for your lovely compliments and for the fave – they’re greatly appreciate my buddy S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • Trevor Kersley
    Trevor Kersleyalmost 4 years ago

    nice one Sandi

  • Thank you Trev, so glad you like it! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • inkedsandra
    inkedsandraalmost 4 years ago

    The other one is a peacock sandra..lovely to get both together.

  • So the one on the left IS a red admiral then Sandra? Thank you ever so much for the information and comments, they’re greatly appreciated my friend! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • VoluntaryRanger
    VoluntaryRangeralmost 4 years ago

    Yes it’s a Red Admiral and there haven’t been many about this year..lovely capture

  • Thank you Jamie for confirming this and for your lovely comments – I saw quite a few of these that day, in the Pub’s garden. The white Buddliah there was a magnet. It was truly a sight to behold! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • Christine Oakley
    Christine Oakleyalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature on 4 October 2010!

    Keep the great work coming!

  • WOW! OMGosh! What a lovely surprise! Thank you so much Christine for choosing this as a feature in your great group! I feel truly honoured and I’m thrilled to bits! Cheers now! S:)))x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • Twisted01
    Twisted01almost 4 years ago

    Beautiful Sandra. Great capture hunny xx

  • Why thank you kind sir! Glad you think so Jay! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you for your welcome Ray and Audrey! S:)x

    – Sandra Cockayne

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