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Painted Lady (<em>Vanessa cardui</em>)
07-AUG-2012

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

There was a mass emergence of this species here last week. I had at least 11 of them in a patch of loosestrife including 7 all in my same field of view. There were lots of reports from other areas too. I had never seen numbers of this species like that before.


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Janet Forjan-Freedman14-Aug-2012 01:52
Excellent colour and sharp details in this wonderful capture!
Hank Vander Velde12-Aug-2012 02:20
Terrific shot Chris. I have about 10 in my yard.
larose forest photos11-Aug-2012 15:06
It is certainly the first time in a long time I've seen so many painted ladies at one time. We all seem to be photographing them, but our photo is outstanding. Wow! V
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