Tattered Traveller!

I went walking one summer’s day… and came across a tattered traveller. Well, actually, I went for a short stroll yesterday afternoon. Only one reason… to chase butterflies! What really struck me about this file fella was the state of the wings! I have a feeling this baby flew a long way! Yep, they’re known to migrate as far as North Africa! We’ve been having a few days of south-easterly/ westerly winds so… who knows? I did ask but (s)he was too pooped to bother about me.

I’ll add another photo I managed to get while the butterfly was hopping about on the food! Bad manners? Again, who knows? I must say… it was a pleasure to spend a few minutes in the company of the tattered traveller!

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14 Responses to Tattered Traveller!

  1. Hi AJ, you get these butterfiies in SA as well. I see them in my garden often.

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  2. joanfrankham says:

    Poor thing, coming all this way, she looks exhausted. At least she got a warm welcome from your garden.

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  3. Murtagh's Meadow says:

    Lovely, even if it is a bit worn. Are you doing any monitoring for the butterfly atlas?

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  4. perdebytjie says:

    Sy het beslis vêr gereis!Mooi foto’s!

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  5. Toortsie says:

    Wil jy vir my sê skoenlappers migreer ook?

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  6. de Wets Wild says:

    On her last legs (or should that be wings?)

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