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Tortoiseshell Butterfly


Tortoiseshell Butterfly

Just sat there...I think it may have been newly hatched and was drying in the sun.



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You could be right Karen...everything about it is flawless...:>)

6 Aug, 2013

 

Beautiful shot k....

6 Aug, 2013

 

Such an amazing amount of colour in these, beautiful creature, not many tortoishells in the garden here, lots of peacocks and other butterflies but only seen a couple of these. Beautiful photo. :O)))))

7 Aug, 2013

 

Thank you all. We seem to get quite a few of these, which is nice because they are my favourite of the ones we get.

7 Aug, 2013

 

lovely photo! what is it perching on? it might be the plant that it hatched on, so knowing what it is might help to bring some my way ...

7 Aug, 2013

 

It's on the seed pods of malva moschata Fran...the musk mallow.

7 Aug, 2013

 

thanks!

7 Aug, 2013

 

You have captured some amazing detail there Karen. The butterflies have been lovely this summer :o)

22 Aug, 2013

 

We haven't had that many here. I think it is because of the plant desert either side of my garden!

22 Aug, 2013

 

it takes time for word to get around ... but once one has found your garden, it'll come back, and maybe that will be inherited

23 Aug, 2013

 

yes, we do have a few tortoiseshells Fran...love them. Sadly not recently though as it's been very cloudy and damp here.

23 Aug, 2013



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