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Butterfly identification please.

Good evening. Could any of you butterfly experts identify this beauty please ? It was basking in the sunshine yesterday in Cornwall. I have tried to "Google "it but have failed !!. Thanks in anticipation. 

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  • SkandiSkandi Northern DenmarkPosts: 933
    edited April 2019
    I think you have a female "speckled wood" there Pararge aegeria
  • KaymayKaymay Posts: 73
    Thank you very much Skandi for the quick reply. That's definitely it !
  • cornellycornelly Posts: 901
    They are very much in evidence round here in South Wales, lovely markings, look out for Orange Tip butterflies too.
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