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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta Habitat: This gorgeous butterfly was blending in beautifully on a rock next to a pond. Geotagged,Red Admiral,Summer,United States,Vanessa,Vanessa atalanta,butterfly Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Habitat: This gorgeous butterfly was blending in beautifully on a rock next to a pond.

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  1. It really is a stunning butterfly, even more so with this wing position. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks :) Posted 2 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 Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Sep 25, 2019. Captured Jun 24, 2019 09:30 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/20.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm