SIMON BOOTH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SIMON BOOTH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Common blue (Polyommatus icarus) butterfly resting on flower buds. Male uppersides are an iridescent lilac blue with a thin black border. Females are usually brown with a row of red spots along the edges and some blue at the base of the wings. Photographed in the UK.
Model release not required. Property release not available.