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Red Admiral Butterfly - Vanessa atalanta Habitat :Resting in vegetation next to a stream. Geotagged,Red Admiral,Summer,United States,Vanessa atalanta,butterfly Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Red Admiral Butterfly - Vanessa atalanta

Habitat :Resting in vegetation next to a stream.

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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 Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 1, 2019. Captured Jul 16, 2016 09:59 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 112mm