During my recent trip to Ghana, in addition to the birds there were many other natural wonders to view.  In particular were the butterflies; Ghana has over 1000 species in comparison to the 50 or so species that we have in the UK.  On a single morning walk we saw more than the total number of UK species - the photos are a few species that I managed to photograph.

5 Responses to “Ghana Butterflies”

  1. December 17, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Ian , published under the wrong heading!! you may want to move.

    • Ian December 22, 2011 at 11:20 am

      No probs done it, I’m going to try and get species names for these butterflies, I think one is a monarch, wings folded.

  2. December 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    No. 16 with the folded wings is the same as No. 4 with open wings I think.

  3. Ian December 26, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    gees whit a business, still not named all of your butterflies, you would consider the dorsal pics easy as most are definitive, well not so. I must have spent a good 6 hours on many sites to get this far, heids birlin, could be Islay whisky?

    • December 27, 2011 at 6:01 pm

      You seem to have done well so far.

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