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Peacock and tortoishell

Observed: 1st January 2001 By: jorj
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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closed peacock and tortoishell
closed peacock and tortoishell 1

Spotted the Tortoise-shell first, then saw it trying to get really close to the closed Peacock (1st photo). I watched for nearly 5 minutes. Several times they flew off, towards the wood, Peacock still being hotly pursued, and eventually re-settled on same log - photo 2.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) interacts