Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

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June 2018, local field, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

21 thoughts on “Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

    • I was lucky, Greta, for it did fly off the second I took this one. It can be so frustrating when you line up your shot and then they are off and away before you made the click! I guess that’s what makes wildlife photograpghy so challenging and yet satifying when you do finally get a shot in 🙂 Thank you Greta 🙂

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  1. I love that soft blue colour of this butterfly. I never cease to be amazed at the wide variety of moths and butterflies you see in your local area.

    I assume we have many varieties here in Australia – I just never see them. I think I’ve only seen 3 butterflies and 1 moth, but then I’m not living in natural woodland or countryside I guess. Even my local nature reserve was bare land many years ago and was ‘created’ by the Parks and local Council. I’m not complaining as I think restoring the green spaces to indigenous trees and grasses is a good thing in an urban area.

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