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Vanessa cardui

By mattberry    
A Painted lady Vanessa cardui on the Greek island of Rhodes. Background is the ancient walls of an acropolis structure. On the day this was taken there were dozens of Painted ladies busily nectaring on the Scabious flowers - made for quite a spectacle!

Tags: Butterfly Greece Painted lady Vanessa cardui Wildlife and nature Greenwings Matt berry

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tonyng Plus
11 11 3 United Kingdom
18 May 2013 10:33PM
I am most envious. Bravo.
18 May 2013 10:36PM
Excellent capture Matt !
johnlw 14 1 10 United Kingdom
18 May 2013 10:54PM
Lovely capture.
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
18 May 2013 11:16PM
A stunning close up of this nectaring painted lady, you've captured her wing markings in such intricate detail
Nigeve1 8 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
18 May 2013 11:54PM
Excellent detailed sharp image.
CanonMan Plus
19 588 4 England
18 May 2013 11:58PM

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