Painted Lady I

Painted Lady I

Macro shot of a Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) butterfly, front on, feeding on a thistle. Painted lady butterflies migrate from North Africa to the UK in summer. In some years,they can be seen in huge numbers. This picture was taken in 2009, near Ombersley, Worcester in a filed which was literally swarming with them.


View Album

    Browse Photos

  • /