Common Blue Butterflies

The Common Blue Butterflies have once again returned to the meadows surrounding W├╝rzburg,

Here are the results of my first outing photographing them this season .

A couple classically posed

common blue butterfly pair

A male singled out

common blue male

I was particularly pleased to get a couple of images of them with their wings open.

The Male Common Blue with its striking blue wings

Opened winged Male common blue butterfly

 

and the not so striking but still very beautiful Female.

Female common blue butterflies