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Banded Tree Brown
This butterfly really liked this rock. The rock was in the middle of the meadow and lots of people walked by. The butterfly would sometimes take off, only to turn around and return back to almost the same spot.
Species: Lethe confusa (banded treebrown)

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Common Five Ring Dry Season
I didn't know this existed with butterflies - the butterflies that emerge in the dry season have a different number of spots than the ones that come out in the wet season (July here). The wet season version would have three rings on the bottom wing instead of two seen here.
Species: Ypthima baldus (common fivering)

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Banded Tree Brown
This butterfly really liked this rock. The rock was in the middle of the meadow and lots of people walked by. The butterfly would sometimes take off, only to turn around and return back to almost the same spot.
Species: Lethe confusa (banded treebrown)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 11 > Banded Tree Brown

Common Five-Ring Dry Season
Another species that has similar looking species living in the same place.
Species: Ypthima baldus (common fivering)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 11 > Common Five-Ring Dry Season

Large Faun Licking Leaf
This was the first of many butterflies I saw on this day. I'm used to hikes where seeing a single butterfly on the ground is a good day - I had no idea I would see so many different species in a single day.

David pointed out the bright blue eyes which contrast with the overall brown shades.

Species: Faunis eumeus (large faun)

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Common Jester
The little spikes at the bottom on this individual makes it easier to identify as a Common Jester. This colour pattern is quite common and there is quite a bit of variation in the pattern within each species.
Species: Symbrenthia lilaea (common jester)

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Glassy Tiger On Billygoat Weed
There are a variety of butterflies that look pretty similar. Thankfully I have a book of local butterflies which makes it easier to figure out which of the similar types this is.

The butterfly is feeding on a weed introduced from the new world. The weed contaminates feed (it is poisonous) and spreads real well.

Species: Ageratum conyzoides (billygoat-weed), Parantica aglea (glassy tiger)

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