NS5871 : Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae)

taken 12 years ago, near to Bardowie, East Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae)
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae)
See also NS4783 : Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae). The butterfly was feeding on this plant beside the Kelvin Walkway (a footpath alongside the River Kelvin): NS5871 : The River Kelvin.

[I didn't give much thought to the identity of the plant when taking the photo, but it appears to be the introduced but fairly common species Dame's-violet (Hesperis matronalis), which is often found, as in this case, on riverbanks. There were individuals with pinkish-violet petals in the same area; compare NZ1365 : Dame's Violet (Hesperis matronalis).]
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 June, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 January, 2010
Geographical Context
Grassland 
Plant (from Tags)
Dames-Violet 
Near (from Tags)
River Kelvin 
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Category
Butterfly   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 581 718 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.1261N 4:16.2444W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 581 718
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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