Variations – Weekly photo challenge

Peacock butterflies are one of the most colourful of our Irish butterflies. On a cold January, the thought of their summer wings, brightens the day.

Inspired by this week’s photo challenge – variations on a theme




    1. That, I think is the idea. When at rest their wings just look black. But if disturbed by a potential predator they will open their wings in the hope that the “eyes” will frighten what ever was going to eat it, away!


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