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Common Palmfly (Elymnias hypermnestra)
Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong
Grace profile profile
19/06/17 (uploaded 24/06/17)

It's wings have a white triangular patch at the corner.
<i>Elymnias hypermnestra</i>
Great Eggfly (Hypolimnas bolina)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Grace profile profile
19/06/17 (uploaded 23/06/17)

<i>Hypolimnas bolina</i>
Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)
Dene Park, Kent
Graham Nichols  website website  simple  profile profile
22/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

Equipment: Pentax K3 + 300mm F4 + 1.4 converter.
<i>Apatura iris</i>
Broad-bordered Bee Hawkmoth (Hemaris fuciformis)
Butley, Suffolk
Gary Richardson  website website  simple  profile profile
15/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

<i>Hemaris fuciformis</i>
Lilac Beauty (Apeira syringaria)
Northwood, Isle of Wight
Robert Belcher  simple  profile profile
22/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

Equipment: Mobile phone.
<i>Apeira syringaria</i>
Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

We only saw 2 swallowtails all day but were very lucky with this one, it stayed on the bush for a while, it really made our day. Then it took off and we did not see it again.
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR lens + 1.4X @ f6.3 1/2500s ISO 400.
<i>Papilio machaon</i>
Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

We only saw 2 swallowtails all day but were very lucky with this one, it stayed on the bush for a while, it really made our day.
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR lens + 1.4X @ f5.6 1/2000s ISO 400.
<i>Papilio machaon</i>
Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

We only saw 2 swallowtails all day but were very lucky with this one, it stayed on the bush for a while, it really made our day.
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR lens + 1.4X @ f5.6 1/2000s ISO 400.
<i>Papilio machaon</i>
Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

We only saw 2 swallowtails all day but were very lucky with this one, it stayed on the bush for a while, it really made our day.
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR lens + 1.4X @ f5.6 1/2000s ISO 400.
<i>Papilio machaon</i>
Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)
Barking, Suffolk
Gary Richardson  website website  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 21/06/17)

Bonny Wood, Barking Tye.
<i>Argynnis paphia</i>

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Silver-washed Fritillary
Silver-washed Fritillary
Suffolk
21/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Silver-washed Fritillary
Silver-washed Fritillary
Suffolk
21/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Silver-washed Fritillary
Silver-washed Fritillary
Suffolk
21/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Dark Green Fritillary
Dark Green Fritillary
N Yorks
13/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
White Admiral
White Admiral
Lincs
21/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Red Admiral
Red Admiral
Lincs
21/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Small Skipper
Small Skipper
Lincs
21/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Green Silver-lines
Green Silver-lines
Cleveland
19/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Purple Emperor
Purple Emperor
Surrey
17/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Common Sailor
Common Sailor
Hong Kong
10/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Common Sailor
Common Sailor
Hong Kong
10/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Silver-studded Blue
Silver-studded Blue
Suffolk
20/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Broad-bordered Bee Hawkmoth
Broad-bordered Bee Hawkmoth
Suffolk
15/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Broad-bordered Bee Hawkmoth
Broad-bordered Bee Hawkmoth
Suffolk
15/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Glanville Fritillary
Glanville Fritillary
IOW
31/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Marbled White
Marbled White
IOW
18/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Scarce Silver-lines
Scarce Silver-lines
Bucks
17/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Brimstone
Brimstone
Hants
17/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Marbled White
Marbled White
Hants
17/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Adonis Blue
Adonis Blue
Hants
17/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Small Tortoiseshell
Small Tortoiseshell
IOW
16/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Meadow Brown
Meadow Brown
IOW
16/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Meadow Brown
Meadow Brown
Lincs
15/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Small Heath
Small Heath
Lincs
14/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Marbled White
Marbled White
Suffolk
16/06/17 Show thumbnail functions

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