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Chestnut Heath

Chestnut Heath
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Copyright: Chris Jonko (Christopher_PL) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 362 W: 52 N: 755] (2685)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/640 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): European Butterflies and Moths. [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-08-14 2:05
Viewed: 3202
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Coenonympha glycerion - family Nymphalidae.

PL: Strzępotek glicerion
UK: Chestnut Heath
SK: Očkáň traslicový
CZ: Okáč třeslicový
ES: Castano Morena
DE: Rotbraunes Wiesenvoegelchen
SE: Darrgräsfjäril
FI: Idänniittyperhonen
DK: Kastaniebrunt randřje
NL: Roodstreephooibeestje

Small, forest species. The maximum wingspan is up to 36 mm. The butterflies usually flies just over the ground. The males usually are darker than females. You can find this species in June inside the forests or near the forest roads. This species is complete absent on British Islands but quite common in Europe.

The caterpilars feeds on different grasses like Brachypodium or Poa. The young caterpilars overwinters.

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2006-08-14 2:16]

Good morning Chris,
thank you for your early posting just of my favourite butterfly family. Not many words necessary: excellent on all aspects.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2006-08-14 2:51]

I like this very much, a very attractive little butterfly that has not yet arrived in Sweden but I believe it's present in Finland.
Excellent composition showing the details of this furry little creature against a pleasant background.
TFS, Ulla

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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2006-08-14 3:31]

Hi Chris

Wonderfull shot of this beautiful butterfly!
Excellent details (i love the textures and hair:)), great POV, DOF and BG. Also very good are the colors, light and composition.
Very well done!

Bravo and TFS

Hi Chris

Well done on a very nice shot. Nicely composed with good POV and nicely saturated colour. Very good camera work. :-)

Hello Chris...great shot...fantastic colours,nice details and POV...TFS
best regards

Hi Chris,Superb shot!!Excellent details and sharpness, perfect composition and great colours. Well done,TFS.Hilmi

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  • Oz1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
  • [2006-08-15 9:47]

Hi Chris,
Beautifull shot!
very good on all technical aspects!

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