View of several black and orange butterflies on ivy

Red Admirals. Photo: Brian Arnold

Whilst he was on a Dorset Council Archaeological walk from Maiden Castle on 06/10/2019, Brian saw lots of Red Admirals, plus Comma, Painted Lady and Clouded Yellow in a sunny sheltered lane near Maiden Castle, Dorchester.  The Red Admirals were mostly on the Ivy flowers and Brian tells us were quite a sight with at least 15 of them on the ivy – this photo he sent us really captures the moment showing 5 of them plus a Comma.

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