Aglais urticae - Small Tortoiseshell

Aglais-urticae-small-tortoiseshell | PTKbutterflies
Aglais-urticae-small-tortoiseshell | PTKbutterflies
Aglais-urticae-small-tortoiseshell | PTKbutterflies

Another most common UK butterfly, and fortunately a frequent site on most of my visits abroad, this is another vivid garden butterfly. There has been a recent UK scare, with fewer numbers, but it seemed to make a recovery in 2014, and was once again common.