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Adonis Blue - Dorset

Observed: 29th August 2013 By: Martin Harvey
Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
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Lysandra bellargus - Godlingston Hill-007
Lysandra bellargus - Ballard Down-003
Lysandra bellargus - Ballard Down-002

Was amazed and overwhelmed to see a spectacular display of Adonis Blue in Dorset last week - at one point (west end of Ballard Down) there must have been over a thousand male Adonis in a small area of grassland. My photos don't do it justice, but it was an unforgettable experience.

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Jonathan Wallace

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wow - lucky you

very jealous...