Vanessa atalanta   Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta upper Vanessa atalanta under

This is an occasional visitor to our garden until the Sedum spectabile flowers. Once the first few florets of Sedum open Red Admirals start to arrive in numbers. The record is 21 at one count on a warm 14th September day in 2003.

Our Garden, Cheshire 2nd September 2002

Added on 3rd October 2004, amended on February 5th 2005, updated 27th June 2008

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