Butterfly Conservation
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Hampshire and
Isle of Wight Branch
Celebrating our 40th Anniversary!
1982 - 2022

2017 Photography Competition

The Annual Photographic Competition was held during the Members Day on Saturday 18th November 2017. Photographs were submitted in the following categories:.

Members attending the meeting voted for their favourite entry in each of the categories as well as for the overall winner.

Overall Winner - Tony Rackham

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Photo © Tony Rackham

UK Butterflies - Sue Lambert and Ken Bailey (joint first)

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Small Blue
Photo © Sue Lambert
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Silver-studded Blue
Photo © Sue Lambert
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Clouded Yellow
Photo © Ken Bailey

UK Moths - Gill Berry

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Hummingbird Hawkmoth
Photo © Gill Berry

2nd Place - Tony Rackham (Spectacle)

3rd Place - John Stacey (6-spot Burnet)

Immature Stages - Tony Rackham

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Photo © Tony Rackham

2nd Place - Betty Rackham (Tiger Moth)

Overseas - Ken Bailey

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Photo © Ken Bailey

2nd Place - Ken Bailey (Carline Skipper)

3rd Place equal - Sharron Broadway (Damon Blue)

3rd Place equal - Tony Rackham (Glasswing)

3rd Place equal - Bob Whitmarsh (Apollo)

First time entrants - Christine Whiffen

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Duke of Burgundy
Photo © Christine Whiffen

1st Place - Christine Whiffen (Duke of Burgundy)

2nd Place - Christine Whiffen (Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary)

3rd Place equal- Harriet Poland (Swallowtail)

3rd Place equal- Penny Michaelides (Commas)

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