Vanessa cardui – Ohdakeperhonen – distelvlinder

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Species from ruderal areas that feeds on e.g. Cirsium (ohdakkeita) (Photo from NL)

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Long-distance migrating butterfly from Africa. Its numbers depend on favourable air currents.

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This severely damaged adult was hardly recognizable, but could still fly from flower to flower

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When reprocuding in nothern countries, the new generation either dies or migrates to southern countries