Posted by: mynaturaldiary | September 6, 2015

Café Lepidoptera

A brief spell of warmth and sunshine brings out a change, and for a few hours we become Café Lepidoptera at this time of year. It’s all due to Buddleia davidi, the purple flower which attracts butterflies like no other.

First we have a Painted Lady

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Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

Followed by a Small Tortoiseshell

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Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

and a Red Admiral

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Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

finally, a plethora of Peacocks.

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Peacock (Aglais io)

 


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