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Common Blue Butterfly (Polyommatus icarus)

Living up to its name, this butterfly is the commonest blue found in the British Isles. While the male has bright blue uppersides, the female is primarily brown...
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Living up to its name, this butterfly is the commonest blue found in the British Isles. While the male has bright blue uppersides, the female is primarily brown, with a highly variable amount of blue. This is the most widespread Lycaenid found in the British Isles and can be found almost anywhere, including Orkney... [ukbutterflies.co.uk]
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lito
 
lito May 06, 2014
Lovely!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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RolandRuttenPhotography
 
Beautiful capture!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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AlanJakarta PRO+
 
AlanJakarta May 07, 2014
Superb macro. Congratulations.
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you very much
Dmullanephotography
 
Dmullanephotography May 07, 2014
Great macro
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
Chilly_fingers
 
Chilly_fingers May 07, 2014
Congrats! :)
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Haha, thank you
sharmistha
 
sharmistha May 07, 2014
very nice indeed.
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
WileKyK PRO+
 
WileKyK May 07, 2014
Awesome macro shot! The texture and detail on the wings and grass stalk are amazing. Congratulations on your Feature.
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
justkim1106 PRO+
 
justkim1106 May 07, 2014
Beautiful photo. Congratulations on the award and all the peer recognition that you deserve for this. I love the informational bit, too. I find photography is a wonderful way to learn more about nature.
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you very much, I'm glad you liked the info, I agree completely.
smshaffer PRO+
 
smshaffer May 07, 2014
Beautiful capture
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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akhtarkhan
 
akhtarkhan May 07, 2014
Pretty lady, nice macro & brilliant capture. Congrats on the feature.
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you very much
iceman2
 
iceman2 May 07, 2014
Very nice.Congrats!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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Nanz
 
Nanz May 07, 2014
Beautiful!!!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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MikeHiggins PRO
 
MikeHiggins May 07, 2014
Excellent shot. Well done. Great work.
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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GBloniarz May 07, 2014
Very nice rendition, and info! Congrats!
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KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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sweetpea72 PRO
 
sweetpea72 May 07, 2014
Beautiful... Congrats :)
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you very much
WeeZie PRO
 
WeeZie May 07, 2014
Awesome capture, congrats on the feature!!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
nystylist79
 
nystylist79 May 07, 2014
beautiful
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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Beautiful-Breeze May 07, 2014
Perfectly beautiful. :-)
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KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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nitti
 
nitti May 07, 2014
Perfect...congrats!
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KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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Stefnie PRO+
 
Stefnie May 07, 2014
Beautiful.
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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DuttonPhotography
 
DuttonPhotography May 07, 2014
stunning!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
I'm glad you think so. Thank you
Candl4
 
Candl4 May 07, 2014
Absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
debhall PRO+
 
debhall May 07, 2014
Fantastic macro shot! Congrats on your feature!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
LionesLens
 
LionesLens May 07, 2014
Congratulations on your feature photograph award win!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you very much
Jewel
 
Jewel May 07, 2014
Beautiful, awesome shot! Congratulations on your feature!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
anetabukowiec
 
anetabukowiec May 07, 2014
great macro shot with clearly visible texture
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
Wayne_Sr
 
Wayne_Sr May 07, 2014
Congratulations, Great Shot...:~)
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you
ingridapril
 
ingridapril May 07, 2014
nice!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thanks
toonegal
 
toonegal May 07, 2014
Common or not - your photo is fantastic. I love the soft texture of the butterflies wings. Well done!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
Thank you very much
SarangBhand_LRPS PRO+
 
SarangBhand_LRPS May 08, 2014
Simply Beautiful !!!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 12, 2014
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rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 May 13, 2014
Beautiful capture! Congrats on being featured!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 20, 2014
Thank you
jrhalphen
 
jrhalphen May 24, 2014
Great detail!
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker May 31, 2014
Thank you
IvaDanailova
 
IvaDanailova June 01, 2014
Very beautiful photo.. I can feel strange freedom and innocence :)
KrakenWaker
KrakenWaker June 24, 2014
Thank you very much
Vasanthakumar
 
Vasanthakumar July 20, 2014
beauutiffull
sharischultzmccollough
 
sharischultzmccollough November 26, 2014
Beautiful!!!
OutOfTheWild
 
OutOfTheWild February 26, 2015
Beautiful
TJTs_Photography
 
TJTs_Photography April 14, 2015
great macro shot
AliAlzuhair
 
AliAlzuhair June 09, 2015
Lovely!
ahmedfouadibraheem
 
ahmedfouadibraheem September 18, 2015
Excellent shot and well done.
Akire
 
Akire January 26, 2016
Beautiful! Awesome macro!

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