Butterfly Conservation
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2018 Photography Competition

The Annual Photographic Competition was held during the Members Day on Sunday 18th November 2018. 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 - Gill Pullinger

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Emperor Moth Caterpillar
Photo © Gill Pullinger

UK Butterflies - John Vetterlein

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Glanville Fritillary
Photo © John Vetterlein

2nd Place - John Stacey (Silver-spotted Skipper)

3rd Place - Sharron Broadway (White-letter Hairstreak)

UK Moths - Tony Rackham

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Merveille du Jour
Photo © Tony Rackham

2nd Place - Brian Cartwright (Hummingbird Hawkmoth)

3rd Place - John Vetterlein (Plume Moth)

Immature Stages - Gill Pullinger

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Emperor Moth Caterpillar
Photo © Gill Pullinger

2nd Place - John Stacey (Brown-tail Moth)

3rd Place - Tony Rackham (December Moth)

Overseas - Ken Bailey

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Southern Marbled Skipper
Photo © Ken Bailey

2nd Place - Francis Plowman (Purple Emperor)

3rd Place equal - Ken Bailey (Azure Chalkhill Blue)

3rd Place equal - Chris Webb (Small Copper)

First time entrants - Debbie Hart / Linda Kent(joint)

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Swallowtail
Photo © Debbie Hart
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Essex Skipper
Photo © Linda Kent

3rd Place equal- Linda Kent (Brown Argus)

3rd Place equal- Steve Lovick (Large Skipper)


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