This stunning Red Admiral butterfly visited the Buddleia bush in the garden yesterday.

It was such a pleasure to watch it drinking nectar through its long tongue from each tiny flower.

Red Admiral ©HelenBushe
Red Admiral 1 ©HelenBushe
Red Admiral 2 ©HelenBushe

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15 Comments

lisaonthebeach · July 23, 2020 at 05:05

unbelievable! I just love him!

    Helen Bushe · July 23, 2020 at 06:44

    Thank you. I’ll tell him next time he visits

Kathleen Jennette · July 23, 2020 at 00:49

…Well, I just googled it, yes, they are in the same family. How great!

    Helen Bushe · July 23, 2020 at 06:44

    Now that’s really interesting, I’d no idea, Thanks for info. I’m going to google now to find out more

Kathleen Jennette · July 23, 2020 at 00:48

Oh, that’s really pretty! It looks like a Monarch. I wonder if they are in the same family?

M.B. Henry · July 22, 2020 at 22:14

What a fantastic angle!! (And the rest of the photos are just gorgeous as well)

    Helen Bushe · July 23, 2020 at 06:46

    Thank you. He was there for ages, soI had time to get the shots I wanted.

Laurie Graves · July 22, 2020 at 20:55

Oh my oh my oh my!

    Helen Bushe · July 23, 2020 at 06:47

    That’s one “oh my” for each picture. Thank you very much Laurie.

BeckyB · July 22, 2020 at 20:19

Oh what fantastic captures of it. Quite extraordinary in fact

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