Saturday, 19 August 2017

Magpie

I may have successfully reduced the corvid visits from magpies and jackdaws, but we're very happy to see this lovely visitor in the garden - Abraxas grossulariata - more commonly known as a Magpie.

Pretty little thing 😀 seeemed very relaxed resting on a Viginia creeper.



Lovely site with more information here:  Buttterfly Conservation

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  1. Never seen one like that. It looks like a face!

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    1. New to me too, but apparently not uncommon.

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  2. I've never seen one of those before, it's really pretty :)

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    1. Thanks Eunice, definitely worth stopping to find the macro lens :)

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  3. What an interesting butterfly with such beautiful markings.

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    1. Thanks Susan, maybe not as spectacular as some of the big Australian ones, but very pretty.

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  5. It's lovely, I've never seen one like it before.

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    1. Cheers Eileen, we sometimes wonder what else is in the garden that we don't notice!

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