Afternoon with a mourning

Cloak room

Cloak room

I think this is a Mourning cloak (Nymphalis antiopa), and it’s the first kind of butterfly we saw this year.

The bright lilac edge spots add a bit of cheer to its overall sombre brown coloring, although sadly this one’s wings have seen better days.

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