Peacock Butterfly drinking nectar from a Buddleia. These can live for up to 11 months and prefer to live in nettle beds.
Usually this plant attracts Painted Ladies and this is the first time I’ve seen Peacock butterflies visiting it.
This was just one of a half dozen or so around yesterday afternoon. Is it the same one as I have uploaded before ? I don’t know. It was however displaying more than the other, despite being a blustery day
Lancashire NW England
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