Glad the weather is nice and sunny for your LM visit, Hazel. The butterflies must be loving it. Very nice shots. I think the first one is a male Green-veined White. Have fun.
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Paul, TJ and Hazy, lovely photos of some butterflies not usually seen here. I managed to get a Large White is it Pieris? yesterday
Keeping my eyes open for more during this nice weather
Lot to learn
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
Wall, from the east coast today.
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Also from the east coast today, Small Copper.
Next is a Small Heath. It was very difficult to sneak up on so I ended up crawling along the ground to get a photo. When I stood back up one of the clips from my braces pinged off into three pieces, one of which conveniently landed in a small stand of stinging nettles. The things I do for you.!! :-)
Great sightings and photo captures Paul, not seen a Wall butterfly this year but live in hope. I did catch up with a female Orange Tip today, albeit briefly !
Great photos Paul & Hazy! I was suprised we didn't get a photo of a caterpillar or similar found lurking in the stinging nettles Paul, your stories always make me laugh.
I had a couple of butterflies around the moth traps recently which make interesting photos.
A Marsh fritillary
stunning butterflies and photos Hazel, what beauties you get in France.
Today I caught up with a few Green Hairstreak butterflies at Foulshaw Moss in Cumbria......
this one had a shadow of a leaf acros the top of one wing ....................
and a Brimstone butterfly at Leighton moss .....
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