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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 27th August, 2019)

Painted Lady

Painted Lady
Aspull Sough.

Photo: David  (Panasonic DMC-FZ330)
Views: 2,243

Comment by: Veronica on 27th August 2019 at 00:11

The original Painted Lady and gorgeous with it..,,well captured!

Comment by: fwh on 27th August 2019 at 01:55

What secrets do you keep my beauty,
as we gaze at the treasures on thee,
As you sit there in stillness and silence,
Will you share your whispers with me.

The breeze may just move your petals,
an artists canvass for free,
what paint was set on his palette ,
that gave us the magic we see.

Your colours will always be different,
a coat of wonder and spell,
So tell me please my special,
which artist, which painter, pray tell..

When you leave no-one will hear you,
just wonder where is it you go,
do you bob and weave tween grasses,
untroubled, unchained...Quite So!

Comment by: Gary on 27th August 2019 at 05:52

In 27 years of living in our present house in the North East there have never been as many of these in our garden. Recently we had a "lost" racing pigeon too.
Beautiful photo, David.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 27th August 2019 at 07:53

Gary, it has apparently been a very good year for butterflies, especially Painted Ladies.

Comment by: A Banks , on 27th August 2019 at 08:30

What a brilliant shot David ,

Comment by: David Barker on 27th August 2019 at 14:16

Excellent David ,well captured.

Comment by: Maureen on 27th August 2019 at 14:17

That's a lovely shot David,we have a butterfly bush in out garden ( Buddleia) and have enjoyed watching them,I think I saw a couple of Painted Ladies..they're very pretty.

Comment by: Philip G. on 27th August 2019 at 17:43

Nice Photo, David.
And the flower looks like Selfheal.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 27th August 2019 at 21:01

Fab shot.

Plant is Clover.

Comment by: Philip G. on 28th August 2019 at 06:38

I see it now, Dave, - Clover it is.

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