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Random Musings => Gallery => OT Gallery => Topic started by: BrianI on March 23, 2014, 07:47:48 pm

Title: Bloomin' Brilliant Butterflies
Post by: BrianI on March 23, 2014, 07:47:48 pm
Had a visit with a friend to Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World:

Tree Nymph:
(https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/13361683865_3a5c9813a5_z.jpg)

Glasswing:
(https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7072/13361682505_87e23d7998_o.jpg)

Lovely black and white butterfly ??sp.
(https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7274/13361685755_8b5dcc4e0e_z.jpg)

Owl Butterfly
(https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2879/13361684755_cd4d5bf34d_z.jpg)

Title: Re: Bloomin' Brilliant Butterflies
Post by: Ruth on March 23, 2014, 08:46:24 pm
Glasswings are amazing.  Even when they're in front of you, they don't seem possible.
Title: Re: Bloomin' Brilliant Butterflies
Post by: Jaded on July 06, 2020, 12:20:14 am
Not sure what these are, apart from the Cabbage white!

(http://www.alfiecat.co.uk/yetacf/Jul%2005%202020%20P7050066.jpg)

(http://www.alfiecat.co.uk/yetacf/Jul%2005%202020%20P7050056.jpg)

(http://www.alfiecat.co.uk/yetacf/Jul%2005%202020%20P7050063.jpg)

(http://www.alfiecat.co.uk/yetacf/Jul%2005%202020%20P7050093.jpg)
Title: Re: Bloomin' Brilliant Butterflies
Post by: Edd on July 06, 2020, 08:21:30 am
Nice pics!
Think the others are meadow browns. Similar to gatekeepers but gatekeepers have double white spots instead of single spots in the eye (except when they don't) as well as other similar-ish features
Title: Re: Bloomin' Brilliant Butterflies
Post by: Jaded on July 06, 2020, 09:39:22 am
Thanks!

I shall amaze family by telling them what these are now  ;D