TG3208 : Comma butterfly (Polygonia c-album)

taken 1 year ago, near to Brundall, Norfolk, Great Britain

Comma butterfly (Polygonia c-album)
Comma butterfly (Polygonia c-album)
These attractive butterflies can be found from April to November throughout England and Wales and in many parts of Scotland. The underside of their wings is a dull brown colour with a small white 'C' shaped marking which gives the butterfly its name. Only about 100 years ago the species was almost extinct - between 1830 and 1920 only the odd specimen was recorded. After 1930 its numbers started to increase and presently the Comma is a familiar sight in woodlands and gardens.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3275 0857 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.4975N 1:26.2472E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3274 0859
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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