The red admiral is common throughout the mainland but needs New Zealand tree nettles (Urtica ferox), an important food source for admiral caterpillars, nearby. The nettle is not very popular in gardens due to its stings and, as a result, the red admiral has all but vanished from large cities such as Auckland.
Full set of three available here
Nickel with enamel insets.
Approx 28.5mm in height with a metal clasp.
Colours may vary slightly from photographs