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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 1st June, 2009)

Orange Tip

Orange Tip
Female Orange Tip on Cuckoo Flower.

Can you see her egg?

Taken on Park Road Hindley.

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D300 - Sigma 150mm f2.8 Macro)
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Comment by: honk on 1st June 2009 at 00:11

Nice one Dave. I like the Orange tip for it's wing pattern and furry body. Yes, I can see the egg.

Comment by: Ol gal on 1st June 2009 at 00:19

How stunning is that? Fantastic as far as the technology is concerned to be able to take such a close up photo and amazing to be able to see such a wonderful miracle as the laying of an egg of such a delicate species. Thank you so much for your skill Dave, it really brings nature into our increasingly technological age.

Comment by: Alan on 1st June 2009 at 00:47

What a high quality picture in every way !

Comment by: bluechieftain2 on 1st June 2009 at 01:06

This is very nice, but if I want pictures of insects, birds or flowers I can go elsewhere on the internet. Why can't we have photographs of WIGAN here?

Comment by: David on 1st June 2009 at 05:54

Excellent deatail and bokeh.

Comment by: Ron D on 1st June 2009 at 10:10

bluechieftain2 This is as much apart of Wigan as a half derelict building. Well executed and very pleasing.

Comment by: Jacks on 1st June 2009 at 10:54

What a fantastic photo - wish I had a better camera !

Comment by: maureen andrews on 1st June 2009 at 12:26

That is absolutely breathtaking.

Comment by: JDH on 1st June 2009 at 15:25

Brilliant Dave. (Unless my eyes deceive me this section is called "Photo-a-Day" not "Photo-a-Day-of-Wigan")

Comment by: Dave on 1st June 2009 at 19:57

Thanks for the feedback and nice words folks :)

Comment by: bluechieftain2 on 1st June 2009 at 22:41

I agree it's a fantastic photo, sharply detailed and superbly conceived in every respect. But it could have been taken anywhere. On "Photo-a-Day" on this WIGAN site I expect to see a photo which is identifiably of WIGAN.Next time, try to get a butterfly, a bird, an insect or whatever, against the background of some view which is recognisably of WIGAN.

Comment by: Julie on 1st June 2009 at 23:04

WOW, what a fantastic photo, wish I could take them as good, brilliant!

Comment by: christine bishop on 2nd June 2009 at 21:36

great photos such great detail ,keep them coming

Comment by: Codger the coffin Dodger on 4th June 2009 at 23:22

Truly amazing - There's no pleasing some people is there?? A photo of the gorgeous wildlife we have in Wigan.....What do you want? A ribbon round its neck saying "born & bred in Wigan"

Comment by: cool56 on 28th June 2009 at 21:29

hi well ace pic dave and although i no apselutly zip about buterflys which is wat i think (hope) this is i still feel i no loads about it by this pic :)

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