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Butterfly on Petunia


Butterfly on Petunia



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Fairly sure it's a Small Tortoiseshell.

7 Aug, 2020

 

He/she shows up well against the Petunias.

7 Aug, 2020

 

Its a pretty picture ,I wouldn't want to do it as a jigsaw πŸ˜’

7 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Waddy and Amy!

7 Aug, 2020

 

Very nice capture Sheila the flowers and all.

8 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Paul.

8 Aug, 2020

 

Thank you Paul πŸ™‚

9 Aug, 2020

 

Lovely photo & yes it is a small tortoiseshell. I have only had one one my garden so far this year. It would indeed be a fiendish jigsaw to do, Amy.

9 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Josee.

9 Aug, 2020

 

Really pretty white petunias Sheila, especially of an evening, they shine bright don't they..:))
Like you I've tortoiseshells in my garden right now. The Peacocks and Admirals are nowhere to be seen...

12 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Janey. Yes I love them in spite of the fact that they looked pink in the catalogue! There do seem to be fewer butterflies around this year - I wonder why πŸ˜•

12 Aug, 2020

 

To be honest Sheila, I've had lots in my garden, the peacocks and admirals earlier and now the tortoiseshells, and a little holly blue..:)) so have been very lucky..

13 Aug, 2020

 

That’s lovely ... I’m happy for you πŸ™‚ ! Come to think of it, there were some little blue ones in the spring, but not since.

13 Aug, 2020

 

I've had a nice patch of 5ft high nettles down the garden, they do like to lay their eggs on them!

13 Aug, 2020

 

πŸ™‚πŸ™‚

13 Aug, 2020

 

This new garden has yet to see a nettle, but I do see their uses πŸ™‚

14 Aug, 2020



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