Sunday, 22 September 2013

Orange on Orange!

Last weekend was Heritage weekend in Northern Ireland and I visited Mount Stewart House and Gardens which I will tell you about very soon in future posts.  Today, as summer is nearly over and autumn is just around the corner, I thought I would brighten up your day by showing you these Small Tortoiseshell butterflies on orange flowers which I found in the formal gardens at
Mount Stewart. 
This post is a thanks for all those people who took up the
'challenge' yesterday.
There were 6 Turnstones, 1 Redshank and 1 Pied Wagtail.


































I hope you enjoyed the beauty of these lovely butterflies because soon we will not see anymore until next year.

Thank you for visiting.

35 comments:

  1. What a heart-warming splash of colour. I do love the ephemeral beauty of butterflies. Thank you.

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    1. HI EC Glad you liked the butterflies adn thanks for comment.

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  2. HI Tex Manyt thanks for comment and glad you liked it.

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  3. Layers of orange, but never bore me.

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    1. HI Glad you likedd thepost and thanks ofr comment.

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  4. So many pictures of the precious butterfly, I love it.

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    1. Hi Bob Glad you liked the btterflies and thanks for comment.

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  5. Wow! Absolutely amazing! Such wonderful shots!!!

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    1. HI Mary Glad you enjoyed the photographs. Thanks for comment.

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    1. Hi Anne Glad you liked the photos. thanks for comment.

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  7. Excellent as usual. It is hot here today. I may get to see a butterfly or two myself.

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    1. Hi Adrian I hope you saw some butterflies on Sunday and were able to photograph them. Many thanks for your very kind comment.

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    1. HI Kerri I am glad you enoyed the bitterfly shots and thanks for comment.

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  9. Beautiful set of colourful images Margaret...[;o)

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    1. HI Trevor Glad you enjoyed the bright images! thanks for comment.

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  10. What magnificent macro captures. They just pop off the computer screen with all of their detail and color. Beautiful. genie

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    1. HI Genie I am very pleased your liked the images and thanks for comment.

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  11. Well taken and beautifully presented Margaret.

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    1. HI Roy many thanks for the kind comments and I an glad you enjoyed the post.

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  12. GORGEOUS!!! These butterflies were very cooperative with the photographer.

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    1. Hi Ruth Yes I think the sun helped. Many thaks for comments.

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  13. Oh, Margaret!
    Your photos are wonderful.
    I can watch them for a long time.
    I wish you a nice and sunny week.
    Greetings.
    Lucia

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  14. My favorite color--I could look at these shots all day! What a fabulous series.

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  15. What a beautiful butterfly!
    It knew just what flower to land on so you could capture it beautifully!

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  16. Wow! Margaret, these are amazingly beautiful. Calendar shots, for sure.

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  17. Hi Ken Many thanks for comment.

    HI Betty L Glad you enjoyed this post especially as it is your favorite colour. Thanks for adding me to google +adn comment.

    HI Carletta Yes it was a very clever butterfly, taking up the sun and thanks for comment.

    HI Linda Very many thanks for looking at my 5 previous post especially at this time. I enjoyed reading all the comments and thank you for them.

    MY RELY BUTTON UNDER EACH INDIVIDUAL COMMENTS IS NOT WORKING TODAY! WHAT'S NEW!!!

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  18. I love butterflies and your photos are magnificent.

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    1. HI BL Wow! Button working again and a different format! Sometimes I wonder if blogger is looking at my posts!!! Anyway, very many thanks for your comments and I am glad you enjoyed the butterfly shots

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  19. Beautiful butterfly photos Margaret :)

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    1. HI RR Many thanks for you comment and glad you liked the butterflies. I was just thinking that the mistake that blogger made attaching the 'Copeland Island post to this one has let people see it that did not see in the first time. See, every cloud has a silver lining.

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  20. HI Margaret.. Just stunning post!!
    The colors are remarkable ..how lucky to have that happen with the flower and the butterfly!!

    Grace

    PS thank you so much for your comments on my post!! I am still visting via internet explorer !!

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