COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Common blue (Polyommatus icarus) butterfly resting on a clover (Trifolium sp.) flower. 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 Dorset, UK, in June.
Model release not required. Property release not required.