Unidentified Flying Objection to the rules of butterfly flight

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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.













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no idea, but it looks lovely..

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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.
Science is continually evolving. Nothing is set in stone. Question everything and everyone. Always consider vested interests as a reason for miss-direction. But most of all explore and find answers that you are comfortable with