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10th Oct 2005, Grindleford, Derbyshire. Photo: © RWD
On a lichen-covered rock.



24th Aug 2011, Rainford, Lancashire. Photo: © RWD
At last the identity of the mysterious mostly black flying butterflies was revealed to the author when one actually settled in front of him; it is just a Peacock from below. Here sitting on Creeping Thistle.


15th July 2011, Fife, Scotland. Photo: © John Brailsford
An infestation of Peacock Butterfly caterpillars on Stinging Nettle.



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