Marsh Fritillary Butterfly emerges on Bull Island

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During a visit to the Bull Island Dublin yesterday (25 May 2013) during breezy sunny weather... a newly hatched adult specimen of the Marsh Fritillary Butterfly was recorded at the northern end of the island, probably one of the first of the season and the only specimen recorded during the 2 hour visit to the site. 

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© Peter Foss 2012