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Small Blue (Cupido minimus) – ID Guide

February 23, 2017 0

The Small Blue butterfly is the smallest species of butterfly in Ireland and also has quite a restricted range, only being found in certain areas across the country. As mentioned above, the Small Blue is […]

A beautifully posed Peacock butterfly showing those distinctive eyespots, this particular individual looks very fresh and is in pristine condition – Oisín Duffy
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Peacock Butterfly (Inachis io) — ID Guide

December 7, 2016 0

The Peacock Butterfly is one of our most distinctive butterfly species, it is large and brightly coloured and once seen, it is not easily forgotten. This species follows on from the last two in that […]

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Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) — ID Guide

November 23, 2016 0

The Red Admiral butterfly is perhaps one of the best known species, even if people haven’t seen the species, most will recognise the name. The species also follows on nicely from our last profile on […]