Butterfly Conservation
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Hampshire and
Isle of Wight Branch

2010 Photography Competition

The Annual Photographic Competition was held during the Members Day on Saturday 23th November 2010.  Photographs were submitted in the following categories:.

  • UK Butterflies
  • UK Moths
  • Immature Stages
  • Overseas
  • Behaviour

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

OVERALL WINNER - Ashley Whitlock

Black-veined White
Photo ©
Ashley Whitlock

Category Winners

UK Butterflies
Maurice Pugh
  UK Moths
Mike Gibbons
  Hornet Clearwing
Photo ©
Mike Gibbons


Immature Stages
Tony Rackham
Ken Bailey
Orange-tip larva
Photo ©
Tony Rackham
  Reverdin's Blue
Photo © Ken Bailey


Maurice Pugh
Silver-studded Blue
Photo © Maurice Pugh

Full Results

Category Position Competitor Subject
UK Butterflies 1 Maurice Pugh Green Hairstreak
  2 John Bogle Silver-studded Blue
  3 Roger Pendell Swallowtail
UK Moths 1 Mike Gibbons Hornet Clearwing
  2 Maurice Pugh Elephant Hawkmoth
  3 Tony Rackham Hummingbird Hawkmoth
Behaviour 1 Maurice Pugh Silver-studded Blues
  2 Steve Goodwin Essex Skipper
  3 Mick Langridge Silver-washed Fritillary
Immature Stages 1 Tony Rackham Orange-tip larva
  2 Paul Brock Goat Moth larva
Overseas 1 Ken Bailey Reverdin's Blue
  2 Ashley Whitlock Black-veined White
  3 Ken Bailey Spanish Festoon
Overall 1 Ashley Whitlock Black-veined White
  2 John Bogle Marbled White
  3 Maurice Pugh Green Hairstreak

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