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I caught sight of this butterfly while I was taking a photo of my Lithodora - I've never seen one like this before!



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Oh how beautiful, have never seen one like it either.......

3 May, 2010

 

It took me a while to workout where the moth was, he is very nice.

4 May, 2010

 

Off hand I don't know what he his but I'll try to find him in one of my books and let you know if I do. He has the general shape of a Skipper Butterfly.

4 May, 2010

 

I posted it as a question too - and Seaburngirl says it's an orange-tipped butterfly! I was amazed! I have seen lots of them around the garden recently. but never at rest. Isn't he lovely - and unusual! :-)))

I was really lucky to spot him when I had my camera ready....

4 May, 2010

 

Another great shot, Spritz,how amazing is this........

4 May, 2010

 

I've not seen one like this before either, its lovely.

4 May, 2010

 

I was amazed, as well - at first I thought he was a leaf!!!

4 May, 2010

 

I have to agree that it is an amazing pic and that SBG is correct. I have found it on page 62 of my "Collins Butterfly Guide".

5 May, 2010

 

Good - I thought she'd be right on this, Toto. :-))) Thanks for the confirmation.

5 May, 2010

 

Absolutely beautiful...like green marble...

5 May, 2010

 

Yes - it's an amazing little butterfly - who'd have thought that an orange tip would have wing-reverses like this! think I'd better edit the title now I know it's not a moth....

5 May, 2010

 

:o)

5 May, 2010

 

LOL.

5 May, 2010

 

Wonderful colours and marbling!

5 May, 2010

 

I thought it was a moth too! Its great isn't it....stubby little body for a butterfly!

6 May, 2010

 

I have to bow to the experts in ID-ing it, don't I!

6 May, 2010

 

:))) Experts come in handy don't they!

6 May, 2010

 

Definitely! :-)

6 May, 2010

 

lovely butterfly ;o))

6 May, 2010

 

:-)

6 May, 2010

 

Amazing I've never seen one like that.

12 May, 2010

 

No - nor me...I was a bit surprised, Gardengirl...:-))

13 May, 2010



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