Monthly Archives: June 2015

Butterfly survey 26.06.15

  A small skipper basking in the morning sun. These little butterflies are never still quivering even at rest with a fast dashing flight they can be mistaken for a moth. They lay their eggs in the sheath of the … Continue reading

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Butterfly survey 12.06.15

A Speckled wood guarding a patch of sunlight on the track to the wood. A pair of common blues were courting and feeding on the prairie. The odd peacock is about, they look new and shiny so maybe newly hatched … Continue reading

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Butterfly survey 5th june 2015

At last some heat before a massive storm. A Small white beautifully camouflaged on Hesperus contrasts with the vivid wings of a slightly faded red admiral basking on a chestnut post. Neither taste particularly good. The whites contain mustard oils … Continue reading

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