Butterfly: Painted Lady

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Butterfly: Painted Lady

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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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And this one as well - I am almost sure I've got the ID correct as a Painted Lady?

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Hello,
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