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Hanging on in the wind!

Hanging on in the wind!

Brimstone - Gonepterix rhamni
Found these beautiful Brimstones at Strumpshaw fen; hanging on tightly as the wind blew this thistle from side to side, also difficult to photograph!
There were over 10 butterflies flying round the thistles; a beautiful sight!
Several more below all different brimstones (I know they look the same, but there not lol)!
I couldnt decide which ones I liked best?

More Butterflies here

Canon EOS 40D
1/3200s f/3.5 at 100.0mm iso400 full exif

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