NJ2569 : Common Blue Butterfly (Polyommatus icarus)

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Lossiemouth, Moray, Great Britain

Common Blue Butterfly (Polyommatus icarus)
Common Blue Butterfly (Polyommatus icarus)
The size and the iridescent blue colour identify this as a Common Blue. It helps, of course, that only one other species of Blue occurs here, and that is very much smaller and not as brightly coloured so they can't really be confused.
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Insect (from Tags)
Butterfly 
Butterfly (from Tags)
Common Blue Female 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2584 6915 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:42.3605N 3:14.7668W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2584 6915
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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