Purple Emperor

Purple Emperor

Observation - Purple Emperor - UK and Ireland. Description: Photographed outside my house window at 10.30pm while roosting. Clearly alive and it had flown off by morning. No good views on upper wing surface so unsure of the sex. The first I have seen here.

Photographed outside my house window at 10.30pm while roosting. Clearly alive and it had flown off by morning. No good views on upper wing surface so unsure of the sex. The first I have seen here.