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Marbled White (Melanargia galathea). | by Bob Eade
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Marbled White (Melanargia galathea).

Female Marbled White on Agrimony, with flowering Agrimony as a backdrop.


This is probably my favourite photo from 2021. Most years the Marbled White seems to be up there with my favourites as it is such a photogenic species.


This newly emerged female performed really well for about 20 minutes landing on both the Agrimony and Viper's Bugloss during the time I spent with her.

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Taken on July 12, 2021