SK5243 : Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

taken 11 years ago, near to Bulwell, Nottingham, Great Britain

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
One of our commonest native butterflies, found wherever there are flowers and nettles anywhere in the British Isles, reaching the highest mountain tops and remotest islands, including Shetland. It may often be seen basking on brambles. There are usually two broods a year, the later one of which will hibernate over the winter. It is also common and widespread throughout Europe.
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SK5243, 64 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 July, 2006
Category
Butterfly   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 525 437 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.2843N 1:13.1632W
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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