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Winter news Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral,Vanessa atalanta,arthropoda,biodiversity,butterfly,insecta,insects,lepidoptera,nymphalidae,rhopalocera Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. It doesn't look like winter, does it. Posted 6 years ago
    1. Today, almost at sunset were 14ºC, a fine winter day. In a public garden I counted 11 V.atalanta. This ones will be flying still in March, April.. Cheers* Posted 6 years ago
  2. I can't believe this was taken in January, that's awesome! Posted 6 years ago
    1. January.. in Portugal, in a fine sunny day for sure! ;) Cheers* Posted 6 years ago

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The Red Admiral is a well-known colourful butterfly, found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The Red Admiral has a 45–50 mm wing span. The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates north in spring, and sometimes again in autumn.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by RMFelix
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By RMFelix

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Uploaded Jan 12, 2016. Captured Jan 12, 2016 16:58.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/4.5
  • 1/400s
  • ISO200
  • 80mm