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Hummingbird Hawkmoth (Macroglossum stellatarum)
S'Albufera, Mallorca, Balearic Islands
John Nadin  simple  profile profile
18/05/17 (uploaded 23/05/17)

Unusual to see them like this...
Equipment: Cannon.
<i>Macroglossum stellatarum</i>
Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus)
C'an Picafort, Mallorca, Balearic Islands
John Nadin  simple  profile profile
14/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Several seen.
Equipment: Cannon.
<i>Colias croceus</i>
Brown-tail (Euproctis chrysorrhoea)
Orcombe Point, Devon
Billy Harbottle  simple  profile profile
07/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

On the exterior of the tough communal web, and for those not in the know.... do not touch, the hairs can cause a serious rash.
Equipment: Canon 5D MkIII 100mm macro.
<i>Euproctis chrysorrhoea</i>
Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)
Great Blakenham, Suffolk
Gary Richardson  website website  simple  profile profile
22/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

<i>Anthocharis cardamines</i>
Lackey (Malacosoma neustria)
Orcombe Point, Devon
Billy Harbottle  simple  profile profile
07/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Equipment: Canon 5D Mk III 100mm macro.
<i>Malacosoma neustria</i>
Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus malvae)
Greenham Common, Berkshire
Doug Kelson  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Somewhat pejorative name for such a sparkling little butterfly.
Equipment: Nikon Coolpix P900.
<i>Pyrgus malvae</i>
Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata)
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Doug Kelson  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Equipment: Nikon Coolpix P900.
<i>Chloroclysta truncata</i>
Cleopatra (Gonepteryx cleopatra)
C'an Picafort, Mallorca, Balearic Islands
John Nadin  simple  profile profile
17/05/17 (uploaded 21/05/17)

Several of these stunning butterflies were seen...
Equipment: Cannon.
<i>Gonepteryx cleopatra</i>
Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)
Portmore Lough RSPB, Antrim
Ed O'Hara  simple  profile profile
20/05/17 (uploaded 21/05/17)

Tiny, inside a Buttercup.
Equipment: Nikon.
<i>Lycaena phlaeas</i>
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Kingswear, Devon
Penny Darling  simple  profile profile
02/05/17 (uploaded 20/05/17)

<i>Vanessa atalanta</i>

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Orange-tip
Orange-tip
Devon
02/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Swallowtail
Swallowtail
Belarus
13/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Swallowtail
Swallowtail
Belarus
13/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Speckled Wood
Speckled Wood
Devon
18/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Hummingbird Hawkmoth
Hummingbird Hawkmoth
Devon
18/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Small Copper
Small Copper
Cumbria
13/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Orange-tip
Orange-tip
Glamorgan
06/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Orange-tip
Orange-tip
Glamorgan
06/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Green Hairstreak
Green Hairstreak
Suffolk
11/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Green-veined White
Green-veined White
Lincs
04/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Small Copper
Small Copper
Derbys
11/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Brimstone
Brimstone
Cumbria
08/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Small Tortoiseshell
Small Tortoiseshell
Northumb
09/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Orange-tip
Orange-tip
Northumb
09/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Peacock
Peacock
Northumb
09/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Peacock
Peacock
Northumb
09/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Orange-tip
Orange-tip
Clyde
09/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Orange-tip
Orange-tip
Clyde
09/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Speckled Yellow
Speckled Yellow
IOW
06/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Speckled Yellow
Speckled Yellow
IOW
06/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Orange-tip
Orange-tip
IOW
25/04/17 Show thumbnail functions
Duke of Burgundy
Duke of Burgundy
Kent
02/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Adela rufimitrella
Adela rufimitrella
Bucks
30/04/17 Show thumbnail functions
Common Heath
Common Heath
Hants
23/04/17 Show thumbnail functions
Spanish Festoon
Spanish Festoon
Spain
31/03/17 Show thumbnail functions

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