Monthly Archives: August 2015

Butterfly Survey 14.08.15

Two commas feeding on a nectar rich late flowering veronicastrum. These lea like butterflies lay their eggs on nettles and hops. Their numbers have declined with the loss of hop gardens. A restless clouded yellow in the orchard meadow, a … Continue reading

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Butterfly survey 31.08.15

The last couple of weeks have really seen numbers pick up in the meadows. This is a small copper. This is a common blue attempting to mate with a female who seemed less keen and kept turning away from his … Continue reading

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