Outdoor Daily

This pretty Ringlet gave me occasions to look up its name.

I discovered that the eye-spot pattern distracts birds away from the head and onto the less vulnerable wing tips*.

The wonders of nature!

And, come to think of it: the wonderful curiosity of people who ask questions and find ways to answer (some of) them.

… both make me smile …

*Chinery M. 1993. Insects of Britain and Western Europe. Collins Pocket Guide. Harper Collins, London.

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