Red Admiral Butterfly
A close up video of a Red Admiral Butterfly. Watch how it feeds on nectar from the flower, using its Proboscis.
Red Admiral Butterfly Facts
It is one of the last butterflies to be seen before winter begins, and then hibernates.
The caterpillars of Red Admirals can be found on stinging nettles, which they like to feast on.
Wing Span Range (male to female): 67-72mm
Found throughout the British Isles.