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Butterflies of Britain and Europe Butterflies of Britain and Europe



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vanessa
nymphalid
atalanta
Red
Admiral
nymphalidae
lepidoptera
butterfly
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nature
vanessid


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Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
Photographed in our garden.

J-d Welch, Monica Meeneghan have particularly liked this photo


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Monica Meeneghan
Monica Meeneghan
Lovely catch. Not much besides whites in garden this year. Very sad.
12 months ago.
Dean Morley (mostly… has replied to Monica Meeneghan
Thank you, Monica. :-) That is sad, yes, and there's not a great deal more down here, apart from the odd Holly Blue, a few Painted Ladies, some Small Tortoiseshells and a Meadow Brown. Very hard to find any Peacocks, though. :-(
12 months ago.
Monica Meeneghan
Monica Meeneghan
So sad that there's few even in Suffolk. I did see a peacock several times in the spring and I'v rarely see any here other years.
12 months ago.
Dean Morley (mostly… has replied to Monica Meeneghan
Yes, it is sad, Monica, but I'm pleased to hear that you had a Peacock up there. :-)
12 months ago.