Monthly Archives: July 2015

Correction to last blog.

Hi sorry for the confusion… This is a meadow brown not a gate keeper as it lacks the eyes on the pale area. Advertisements

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Butterfly survey 10.07.15

  The numbers of butterflies soared with the temperatures. 150 in total. With 9 species. The best day since we started recording. This red admiral’s markings were glowing as the light shone through its wings as it fed on brambles … Continue reading

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Butterfly survey 03.07.2015

Love is in the air. With temperatures heading for 30 degrees  a small skipper scents the air hoping to attract a mate. Two meadow browns get it together on the prairie. The female will then, with her characteristic lilting flight … Continue reading

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