Peacock butterfly, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Peacock butterfly, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Observation - Peacock butterfly, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland - UK and Ireland. Description: Our first Peacock observed on Grassy Hill; nectaring on dandelions (Photos 1,2) on Grassy hill and sunbathing on old grass stems (Photo 3) . Always in awe of these exquisite colours with reddish-brown wings and magnificent coloured eye-spots. The dark und

Our first Peacock observed on Grassy Hill; nectaring on dandelions (Photos 1,2) on Grassy hill and sunbathing on old grass stems (Photo 3) . Always in awe of these exquisite colours with reddish-brown wings and magnificent coloured eye-spots. The dark underside provides perfect camouflage when resting with closed wings, usually low down in grassland (Photo 4).