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|One of Europe's most widespread butterflies it is found from the edge of the Sahara to northern Scotland and northern Scandinavia to Greece. It occupies many habitats and is found from sea level to high mountains (upto 3000m).|
This species is most active in sunshine and is a frequent visitor to flowers. Males are the more active of the two sexes and set up territories which they patrol in search of females. The female is less conspicuous, spending most of her time nectaring, resting and egg-laying. When egg-laying, the female makes slow flights, low over the ground, searching out suitable foodplants on which to lay. When a suitable plant is located, a single egg is laid on the upperside of a young leaf.
In dull weather this species roosts head down on a grass stem. As for similar species, such as the Brown Argus, this species roosts communally at night, with several individuals occasionally found roosting on the same grass stem.
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- [2012-02-19 3:51]
what a wonderful colour it is!
a great job u have done here.
pov focus sharphness applied
more perfect.very nice
now isn't this splendid?!! LOVE your vision and capture here, absolutely stunning display
- [2012-02-20 11:14]
Really very nice photo. Nice colours with excellent details.
Good composition and beautiful background.