SX1558 : Painted Lady Butterfly

near to Couch's Mill, Cornwall, Great Britain

Painted Lady Butterfly
Painted Lady Butterfly
Seen here on a Knapweed flower. Painted Lady butterflies are very common migrants to this country. This one however was probably born here as a result of migrants mating earlier in the summer. This is suggested by the paler salmon pink colour to its wings and the time of year, August.
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2006
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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 August, 2006
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Butterfly   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 151 583 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:23.7258N 4:36.1697W
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