Proud to be a butterfly
Vanessa atalanta, a recently emerged specimen that led me to spend a few moments in their company.
One the most photographed species all over the world, for sure the species that I too photographed the most, yet one of the most beautiful to contemplate...
EXIF: Nikon Nikkor 80-200mm 4.5 @200mm | f/8 | 12mm EXT | Flash
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.