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Butterfly on Pinks



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ah bless lovin' this Eileen

3 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Angie :-)

3 Aug, 2009

 

what a lovely butterfly,great photo.

3 Aug, 2009

 

very pretty!

3 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Suey and Arlene

3 Aug, 2009

amy
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very pretty .. but not near my cabbages ...LOL..

3 Aug, 2009

 

nice pic Irish

3 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Amy and Deida

3 Aug, 2009

 

Lovely such a pretty pair!

3 Aug, 2009

 

thanks PP

3 Aug, 2009

 

Thats a lovely pic Eileen.......

3 Aug, 2009

 

Is it not strange, that something of such ephemeral grace and beauty should come from such a destructive little pest of a caterpillar. Thank the good lord that someone has invented insect mesh, for now I can happily watch their ephemeral flutterings as they dance together in the summer air over my cabbages growing below them, blissfully ignorant of the fate so closely passing them by....heh heh heee!!!!

3 Aug, 2009

 

Another great shot!

4 Aug, 2009

 

thanks guys

4 Aug, 2009

 

Nice one...:>)

4 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Motinot

4 Aug, 2009

 

Beautiful picture well captured nice colours together

5 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Morgana

5 Aug, 2009

 

Iv Never seen this butterfly Eileen ? Its gorgeous :) Great catch :)

5 Aug, 2009

 

Thanks jacque

5 Aug, 2009

 

Lovely pic Eileen....its an unusual white one isn't it?

5 Aug, 2009

 

What you have there is a "Large white" female the male doesn't have the spots but is otherwise the same, some call them cabbage whites as they feed on plants in the cabbage family (well the caterpillars do), but these will also feed on nasturtiums and mignonettes. There are 2 generations a yearApril to June andJuly to sept. Thre is a native population but they also migrate from the continent each year , so the one in your pic may speak french or dutch or even german!

5 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Janey

6 Aug, 2009

 

thanks for that info Indy. i would imagine its a French one lol.
wellllllllll my daughters pal are French so ill just go with that

6 Aug, 2009

 

Isn't she lovely...I always think of butterflies as ladies! That's a great shot Irish.

6 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Fluff

6 Aug, 2009

 

Nice photo Irish here is one on my peas!

http://s713.photobucket.com/albums/ww132/richardpeeej/forum/?action=view&current=cabbagewhite.flv

7 Aug, 2009

 

thanks Richard

7 Aug, 2009

 

Nice one Eileen. Unusual colour (brown) for what I think is a 'Large White'

9 Aug, 2009

 

thank you

10 Aug, 2009

 

This is a pretty one, Eileen.

22 Jan, 2010

 

thanks GG

23 Jan, 2010



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