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Author Topic: Unidentified Flying Objection to the rules of butterfly flight  (Read 3636 times)

Offline Andrew K Fletcher

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This Butterfly flew like a bird and was in total control of the air, unlike every butterfly I have ever seen, except for the Humming Bird Hawk Moth. It flew like a top gun pilot in a fighter jet, was very inquisitive about us, appeared to not be bothered by our party of five who were getting pretty close to it. There were 4 of these evolutionary gems performing on a very warm sunny day. If anyone can identify these It may help to understand whether this is a common aeronautic marvel or will remain an unidentified flying objectional.















 

Offline opus

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no idea, but it looks lovely..
 

Offline donut

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Not sure about your butterfly Andrew, it's the wrong colour for an 'Admiral' though the markings are the right sort of style. There are probably variations within species. Have a look on butterfly-conservation dot org, they have an 'identfier' thingy you can try.  ;)
 

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Thanks for the link, have written to them asking for identification, will report back.
 

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