Over recent weeks we have seen an emergence of some wonderful butterfly species. From the brimstone to the red admiral, UK butterflies had an early start this year. Now we enter late March we'll see even more of our fluttery friends. 

Jackie Hillen managed to get this brilliant shot of a somewhat tatty comma butterfly on some holly leaves. 

It had been a tough year for Colin the comma, and his wings told the tale of his adventures (Photo courtesy of Nature's Home reader Jackie Hillen)

If you take any amazing butterfly or insect photos as we enter the warmer months, send them through to natureshome@rspb.org.uk