This video is about peacock butterflies.
From Wildlife Extra:
5 butterfly species spotted in UK on January 1st!
2013 butterfly sightings
January 2013. Remarkably, 5 different species of butterfly were recorded in the UK on January 1st, some in several locations according to Butterfly Conservation. There are always a few early sightings, but we think it is very unusual to have 5 different species on January 1st.
The species and locations are:
A Brimstone was spotted in Bedfordshire
Red admirals were spotted in Hampshire Gloucester & Surrey
Painted Lady were seen in Dorset, Isle of Wight and Sussex
Small Tortoiseshell in Dorset and Sussex
Peacock in Staffordshire and Sussex
If you think you might have seen a first butterfly of the 2013, let Butterfly Conservation know.
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