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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta
Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA
July 29, 2011

sharper image?
We have Iowa photos for July.

Red Admiral Migration
I normally would not have posted I shot at this distance, but Dr. Royce J. Bitzer, Iowa State entomology department, is conducting a study of Red Admiral migration. I have been going through my archives for all the Red Admirals I never posted because of the quality. Thanks for mentioning, so when I post them I will comment on the purpose.

From the 2011 gathering
We were gathering data for the sites we were visiting rather than just for bugguide.

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