White admiral, Sculthorpe Moor, Elizabeth Dack 1/3
White admiral, Strumpshaw, Barry Madden 2/3
White admiral, Upton Fen, Geoffrey Tibbenham 3/3

White Admiral Limenitis camilla

The White Admiral is a woodland species and a delight to behold as it literally glides along forest rides, flying from tree to forest floor and back up with only a few effortless wing beats. For this reason, some of its closest relatives on the continent are known as "gliders".

Conservation status

Although the white admiral still occurs widely in Norfolk it is now in decline. The reasons for this are unclear. Please support the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.


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The white admiral is found across Asia and as far East as Japan.

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