SY6788 : Marbled White Butterfly (Melanargia galathea)

taken 6 years ago, near to Winterborne Monkton, Dorset, Great Britain

Marbled White Butterfly (Melanargia galathea)
Marbled White Butterfly (Melanargia galathea)
Perhaps it was because the weather was a bit overcast, but the large numbers of Marbled Whites at Maiden Castle seemed to be much more willing to stay still and be photographed than those I had previously encountered. This one is on a Spear Thistle flower.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Insect (from Tags)
Butterfly 
Primary Subject of Photo
Butterfly 
Butterfly (from Tags)
Marbled White 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6729 8829 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:41.5998N 2:27.8677W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6729 8829
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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