In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:That certainly is one of the most tatty Red Admirals I've seen. It's lost a whole half wing. Mind you, I've not seen that many this year, whole or not,
I think I've seen more Painted Ladies than RA's this year which must be a first !
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In reply to HAZY:
HAZY said:I think I've seen more Painted Ladies than RA's this year which must be a first !
Same here and by quite a large margin I think.
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I got a Painted Lady on my Buddleia today.
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As ever, lots of stunning photos folks.
A couple from a recent visit to RSPB Conwy
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A couple from the garden the other week.
Another Painted Lady from yesterday at Holme Bird Observatory. I've seen a few about but not in any numbers as forecast, I guess they missed East Anglia.
Never seen as many Red Admirals in the garden before.
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There is often an RA hanging around the courtyard clinging to the warm bricks; guess we better make the most of the flutterbys before the season is over. Real overcast now with hint of drizzle :(
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