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Some knows this butterfly as Hill Hegde Blue or Holly Blue. You will find this butterfly in woods, top of bushes and parks and hedgerows. It feeds on oozing sap, spindle and heathers.

 

It looks so softly and it leaves such a wonderful expression behind. The Calastrina argiolus gives you a feeling of home and welcome. This butterfly tells all about heart and home!

 

The Red Admiral or Vanessa atalanta (previously also known as Pyrameis atalanta) is a well-known colourful butterfly, found in Europe, Asia and North America. This large butterfly has dark brown, red and black wing pattern. It feeds on nettles, from flowering plants like buddleia, dandelions, sallows, danewort, clover and overripe fruit. In northern Europe, it is one of the last butterflies to be seen before winter sets in, often feeding on the pale fire of ivy flowers on sunny days. The butterfly also flies on sunny winter days, especially in southern Europe. Did you know this butterfly flick their wings open and make a hissing noise?

When this butterfly lands on your guestbook it will bring you all about expressions: art - music- books - painings. This butterfly shows the expression in yourself. A wonderful world lives by what this butterfly shows.

The Hebomoia butterfly, known as the Great Orange Tip, is a butterfly of the Family Pieridae. You will find this butterfly in Asia, Thailand, Indonesia. The wingspan of this butterfly is approximately 8 centimetres.

When this butterfly will visit you, you discover you have friends. this butterfly things of you and shows you the beauty and the strenght of Friendship. Please cherish it.

Butterfly Love is a butterfly that comes with a warm and tender heart. Love will float around this butterfly.

When this butterfly visit you, you have love in your guestbook. Often Butterfly Love is a rare butterfly but when it will flutter it shows all the beauty of love.

Fantasy

A Morpho butterfly you will find mostly in South America, Central America and Mexico. Morphos range in wingspan from  7.5 cm (3 inch) Morpo rhodopteron to the imposing 20 cm (8 inch)The name Morpho (meaning changed or modified), is also an epithet of Aprhodite and Venus. Many Morpho butterflies are colored in metallic, shimmering shades of blue and green but there are also white Morpho species.

Morpho butterflies are forest dwellers but will venture into sunny clearings in order to warm themselves. Morpho butterflies feed on the juices of fermenting fruit. The lifecycle, from egg to death counts 137 days. The iridescent wings are used in the manufacture of jewellery and as inlay in woodworking. 

Our Morpho Butterfly gives jou wonderful and magical gifts. This butterfly shows the wonderful world of fairies. You never see the beauty this butterfly will bring you. And sometimes it whisper that a fairy flutter with this butterfly. Is that true? Only the blue bright colour butterfly knows.....

Fantasy butterfly

This butterfly can be small or extra large. It can carry the colour white but also all kind of colours. its hard to describe this butterfly. I can only try. It has many shapes and colours and it gives a new meaning on its motto: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. 

It is really hard to tell what you can expect when this butterfly visit your guestbook. But you can say its so really magical and beautiful. maybe its some magic stuff or full of wizards, trolls, dragons... Maybe just a simple white flower that shines to you. this is a fantasy butterfly and it sending you sparkles with a lot of fantasy gifts. From a world that doesnt exist it brings you alive gifts

The Ulysses butterfly, also known as the blue mountain butterfly, is a large Australian swallowtail. It lives in northeastern Australia along the coast of Queensland. The Ulysses butterfly has a wingspan of about 14 cm (5.5 inches). The Ulysses butterfly's favourite food plant is euodia), a tree with clusters of small pink flowers growing straight out of the branches. The upperside the wings are an iridescent electric blue; the underside is a more subdued black and brown in colouration. The colours are produced by the microscopic structure of the scales. The female has less crescents of blue in her wings. When you see this butterfly in flight you see this butterfly as a sudden bright blue flashes.

Butterflies interpretation of the Papilio Ulysses is that this butterfly stands for magic. When this Butterfly will visit your guestbook it leaves gifts and spells that has magic in it. Often it came on the right moment. It represents also the mountain. It has mountain wisdom in it. And if you have questions about colours or you want to feel the power of colours then this butterfly brings it to you. The Ulysses Butterfly let you smile.

Inspiration

You will find this butterfly in Brazil, southern Texas and Florida, sometimes even in the summer in Nebraska. 

Its wingspan ranges from 82 to 92 mm, and it is colored orange. It feeds on the nectar of flowers like shepherd's needle (Scandix pecten-veneris) and lantana. This butterfly is a fast flyer. Spotted often in forests and woodlands. 

When you will visit your guestbook you can tell the Dryas julia stopped by cause wauw what a luck this butterfly brings you. Suddenly great ideas will be born. Dryas julia gives you the inspiration for wonderful ideas. Please listen to the butterfly when it gives you a visit! When this butterfly leaves your guestbook it left some encouragement behind. 

This butterfly is widespread and common across Europe, Asia, and North American, and also found in North Africa south through to Ethiopia. It can be found almost anywhere in south/central England and Wales although never, it seems, in large numbers. Its distribution becomes more patchy in northern England, Scotland and Ireland. In bright sun it is a very active little butterfly. Perhaps you know it also as Small Copper, American Copper, or the Common Copper

Wherever this butterfly goes it spread joy and laughter everywhere. A good joke, even riddles, all kinds of big smiling fun this butterfly will leave in your guestbook. Good times for your guestbook.

Danaus plexipus

You know it as the monarch butterfly. Its the most wellknown butterfly of North America. But you will find it also in new zealand and in Astralia where its known as the Wandererer Butterfly. Its wings feature an easily recognizable orange and black pattern, with a wingspan of 8.512.5 cm. Female monarchs have darker veins on their wings, and the males have a spot in the center of each hindwing from which pheromones released. Males are slightly larger. Monarch butterflies are one of the few insects capable of making transatlantic crossings. Monarch butterflies make massive soutward and northward migrations. They feed on asclepias plant, milkweed and flowernectar.

The Danaus Plexipus talks all about travelling, meeting new horizons. It let you see beyond your sight. When you are silent you hear maybe even about magical places. Some so special and some so anchient and secret.. The sunbeams or the starshine twinkle on that ancient place.... The windsong that embrace you with its secrets.. The monarch butterfly shows you the way to discovery. 

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Owl butterfly. The name is coming from the large eyeposts on the underside of the hindwings. it looks like the head of an owl. You will find them on treetrunks and large branches where the wings works as their camouflage. Owl butterflies are very large. They fly only a few metres at a time. 

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Nature

This butterfly you will find in Europe, Asia, north Africa. is one of the longest lived butterflies. The wings are maded of sulphur yellow with a little greenish tinge and a orange spot in the center of each wing. You will never find them settled with their wings open. The flowers common buckton (Rhamnus cathartica) an Alder Buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula) are the only two food sources from this species.

This butterfly tells all about animals. It shows the beauty of animals. From a little ant to a elephant. From a sparrow to an eagle. From a fish to even animals who dont exist anymore. This is the butterfly for the animals!

Orange Tip. The name say it all. The male's carries bright ornage tips on their forwings. You see them along  hedgerows and damp meadows in search of females. This butterfly lives across Europe. On the flowerheads of Cuckooflower (Cardimine pratensis) and garlic mustard the female laygs eggs. They love larger flowers. 

The Anthocharis Caradamines knows all about flowers from all over the world. When this butterfly stops by your guestbook it leaves so wonderful flowergifts and the wisdom of flowers to you. It will brighten your guestbook.

Gonepteryx rhamni has the size of 52 to 60 mm. Often the first Butterfly to be seen after the winter. In Europe there are two other species, the cleopatra, Gonepteryx cleopatra with its orange colouration and the Powdered brimstone, Gonepteryx farinosa with two colour wings.

This butterfly has the speciality of daisies. It knows all the facts of the simple yet beautiful white flower with the golden yellow eye. When the butterfly flutter to your guestbook it will leave a daisy behind.

 

Papilio machaon is also known as the Common Yellow Swallowtail and you will find this wonderful butterfly in Europe, North America and a part of Asia as well. It feeds on flowering herbs. The wings reach 8-10 cm. The butterfly has a strong and fast flight but it loves to be around herbs and its connected to meadows and hillsides.

When this butterfly visit you it tells about the beautiful Earth. About oceans, sea, forest, meadows, sunshine and rain. It leaves also a message to take care of the planet. Please enjoy the beauty of earth when this butterfly visit you.

A wonderful butterfly that has so much detail on it. It wear proudly colours of red, blue and black. You will find this butterfly in South Asia.

This butterfly tells you all about trees. Old oaks, young birches, about leaves and how specials trees are. Enjoy the beauty of trees. Maybe after the visit of Cethosia cyane you will be a treehugger too.