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Old 6th July 2019
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Red Kite + Butterflies

Walking towards the railway station I noticed a red kite on the ground and quickly raised my camera
and managed a couple of pix from a distance as it raised itself skywards.





Also managed a few butterflies today in cloudy conditions and below is a Marbled White and a Ringlet.



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Re: Red Kite + Butterflies

Super set Barr1e, the number two of the kite is spot on. Also the Marbled white and Ringlet show how good the combination of camera and you are...….
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Re: Red Kite + Butterflies

All great shots.

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Re: Red Kite + Butterflies

Opportunistic gems, well done Barr1e.
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Re: Red Kite + Butterflies

Well done for being prepared for that chance encounter with the kite. Two lovely butterflies, the marbled white is spectacular.
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Re: Red Kite + Butterflies

Lucky find indeed to spot a Kite and get a shot in.
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Re: Red Kite + Butterflies

Nicely captured Barr1e. It seems strange to see Red Kites in that setting as it is still a red letter day if I spot one near me. I never see Marbled Whites here either.

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Thanks for all the likes and comments. I think part of our scenes are a joint effort as Anne and I tend to 'spot' for one another.

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Re: Red Kite + Butterflies

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Nicely captured Barr1e. It seems strange to see Red Kites in that setting as it is still a red letter day if I spot one near me. I never see Marbled Whites here either.

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They’re slowly spreading in your direction, they’ve become a little more common around Cambridge recently!

Like magpies they seem to be spreading East - in the ‘80s we didn’t ever see magpies now they’re a common sight!
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