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Butterfly: Painted Lady

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Butterfly: Painted Lady

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:25 pm

Johan van Rensburg wrote:Painted lady , Vanessa cardui

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I found this one flitting around my garden on Sunday. It is a territorial butterfly that will defend small bare areas. It is often the only butterfly active in cold areas, like Standerton in winter! :lol: Common throughout South Africa, particularly in the drier areas.
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Unread post by Zebrechant » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:02 pm

Here it is with folded wings.

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Unread post by o-dog » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:16 pm

Great pics everyone!!! Keep it up...
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