Peacock butterflies at Kynance Cove

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Peacock butterfly  (Inachis io) February Kynance Cove  © 2019 Steve OgdenThe February sunshine encouraged two overwintering Peacock butterflies to sunbath on the path leading down to Kynance Cove in south west Cornwall.

Stunning butterflies in an equally beautiful setting.

Another Peacock was seen the following day at Flushing on the Fal Estuary opposite Falmouth.

Following the already seen Small Tortoiseshell the next common overwintering butterfly to be seen this year will hopefully be the Comma Butterfly