THE BUTTERFLY DATABASE
This page gives you access to my database of Corfu butterfly species that I have photographed over many years.
Additional information about some species can be found HERE
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Peacock (Aglais io)
The Peacock (Aglais io) is a very easy butterfly to identify, it has brownish-red wings, with a large peacock-like eyespot which is thought to scare predators. It rests with its wings closed, showing the almost black, well-camouflaged underside. It is not very common in Corfu.