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Technically called the “Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly”. Like all wildlife, not easy to photograph! I spent hours chasing this male butterfly until it ‘posed’ here with its wings open.
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first class photo ,well worth the chase.
Stunning!! Love how the purple on the edge of the Butterflies wings matches the flowers!!