Common Brown Butterfly

This is one of my favourite quotes: There are a thousand photos within ten minutes of home.

And this image is an example of that quote. I came across this beauty no more than half a dozen steps from my back door.

The photo below is of a Common Brown Butterfly (Heteronympha merope) which is native to Australia. By late summer, only females are alive, and, as it is now autumn, it appears this may be a female.

Common Brown (Heteronympha merope)

Common Brown (Heteronympha merope)

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