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Red Admiral butterfly - no photo

Observed: 14th June 2012 By: Jeli
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Butterfly eluded my camera but was flying over shrubby vegetation alongside woodland edge.
Top of wings main/background colour black, with bright scarlet/red strips on both hind and fore wings, and white blotches near tip of fore wings. Larger than most butterflies (in this country!) - eg bigger than a Peacock. Strong flight.

Species interactions

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Species with which Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) interacts