White Admirals lay eggs on birch, poplar, willow and hawthorn. On the wing from mid-June to mid-August, they take nectar from Centaurea, knapweed and thistles. One of our commonest and most colourful species, it is sometimes called the Banded Purple.
Black Swallowtail | Cabbage White | Monarch
Mourning Cloak | Red Admiral | Silver Skipper | Silvery Blue
Skipper | Sulphur | Tawny Crescent | Tiger Swallowtail | Vanessa | White Admiral
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