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Red Admiral

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Common Name Red Admiral
Scientific Name Vanessa atalanta
Interest Level
1/5
Related Species Nymphalid Butterflies (Admirals and Fritillaries)
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Summary

A familiar garden butterfly, especially later in the year.


 

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This pic was taken on 4th September 2012. It was that time of year when the only butterfly that...
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This pic was taken on 20th August 2013. Although the upper side of the wings on the red admiral is...
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Beautiful morning at Lorton Meadows with a stunning Red Admiral #DWTwey https://t.co/s59A0Bvcen
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05/04/2017 - 12:00
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
11/08/2017 - 11:04 Peter Orchard A few insects at Abbotsbury gardens yesterday but I suppose as most are imported flowers they are not popular with native insect species?
24/07/2017 - 20:30 Dorset Wildlife Trust Wildlife walk today: Common Blue, Red Admiral & Painted Lady! @DorsetWildlife @wildlife_skills @BC_Dorset… https://t.co/wMhh680hLC
24/07/2017 - 18:45 Debby Saunders I'm watching around 15 Red Admiral #butterflies on the Buddleia from the kitchen window ☺
16/07/2017 - 16:45 Two Owls Birding Common Blue, Grayling, Peacock, Red Admiral, 6spot Burnets, Gatekeeper #ButterflyCount #lytchettbaywildlife https://t.co/7dZtMiLDsy
19/06/2017 - 19:30 Ian Ballam Red Admiral, Queens Copse https://t.co/58ueufQew0
28/05/2017 - 17:15 Tom Brereton Plenty of Red Admirals in and around Bridport at the moment, plus the odd Silver Y and Painted Lady https://t.co/K8dTYQUFtY
22/05/2017 - 19:00 Bob Ford Lots of small blues by the Weymouth Relief Road this afternoon, also this dingy skipper. See full species list at… https://t.co/5Et0zUVfEX
07/05/2017 - 20:45 Andrew Cooper There appears to be an increase in Red Admirals in the last few days, including egg laying females along the River… https://t.co/PKXyKTkxhL
01/05/2017 - 12:45 Ian Ballam Must have been an influx of Red Admirals today 30+ across the fields also 1 LRP #LytchettFields @harbourbirds
29/04/2017 - 14:45 RSPB Arne Suns brought out the butteflies. Green Hairstreak, Orange-tips, Comma, Brimestones, Speckled Wood, G V White & Red Admiral so far.
05/04/2017 - 12:00 Dorset Wildlife Trust Beautiful morning at Lorton Meadows with a stunning Red Admiral #DWTwey https://t.co/s59A0Bvcen
25/03/2017 - 15:45 RSPB Weymouth Common lizards 🦎 seen at Radipole today + brimstone, peacock, red admiral, comma & sml tortoiseshell 🦋 @BC_Dorset @ARC_Bytes #spring
02/03/2017 - 18:15 Nick Hull Had my first butterfly of the year at Blandford this afternoon a Red Admiral.
07/02/2017 - 19:45 Hamish Murray Red Admiral at Studland this afternoon - looked a bit tatty but quite understandable after a long winter https://t.co/mJ0gMg9RYk
Ian Andrews
Ian Andrews
Name of species Red Admiral
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