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A Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) (best viewed large)

By gconant  
Also known as the Red Admirable.
Red Admirals prefer to dwell in the warmer parts of Mexico, the US, northern Canada, Newfoundland, Hawaii, New Zealand, Europe and northern regions of Asia, Africa.
They fly both day and the night.
The males defend and fight other males for the protection of the females.
They are unafraid of human beings and are often found sitting calmly sit on them.
During the winter, they live for about 9 months. in the summer, they species live for about 4 6 months.
Red Admirals are not considered endangered.
The Red Admiral is supposed to symbolize the soul or the spirit.
Some traditional cultures consider them to be a transformation of the soul or a resurrection.


Tags: Butterflies Red admiral Vanessa atalanta Wildlife and nature Lepidoptery Red Admirable

Voters: TimothyDMorton, Alfie_P, Badgerfred and 25 more

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Alfie_P Plus
13 782 2 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2020 12:12AM
Excellent image Glenn 😊

23 Oct 2020 12:15AM
Excellent Glenn, like the pose captured,
Tooma Plus
4 2.1k 3 Scotland
23 Oct 2020 12:48AM
Lovely shot, Glenn. Looks like he has travelled a few miles. 😎
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
23 Oct 2020 12:59AM
Wonderful colors in this image--Do you see them in Vermont?
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
23 Oct 2020 5:03AM
Excellent detail with this beautiful image Glenn
23 Oct 2020 7:16AM
Well that's one I can identify with Glenn.
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
23 Oct 2020 7:48AM
Nicely detailed shot Glenn, lovely colours.

Joe Smile
manicam 16 44 1 Canada
23 Oct 2020 2:13PM
Another great photo Glenn

23 Oct 2020 2:43PM
Excellent image
23 Oct 2020 3:11PM
Great image.
peterkin 17 670 England
23 Oct 2020 7:36PM
Lovely photo, Glenn.

23 Oct 2020 8:26PM
A beautiful image of this Red Admiral.
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2020 12:13PM
A great capture of this great looking butterflySmile

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2020 2:59PM
Very eye-pleasing subject...
Isabel GrinGrin
Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
25 Oct 2020 1:02AM
Very beautiful!

Arne Smile

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