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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 Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Sep 16, 2017. Captured in 23 Spring Hill, Ventnor PO38 1PF, UK.