Admirable Red

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) – This butterfly has been quite a close companion in the garden over the last few days. It never strays far when it takes fight, and appears to have got used to me and hardly moves when I approach it. One of my summer favourites.

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

23 thoughts on “Admirable Red

  1. Not only is this a beautiful photograph, it is also a lovely thought about ‘building a relationship’ with a butterfly!

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  2. Your companions has a naval rank, Pete, what about you? How about Commodore Pete? Or Admiral of the Fleet Pete, if you want to outrank your multicolored companion. ๐Ÿ™‚

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