In reply to Mike B:
In reply to tony:
Tony T said:Thats a really tatty looking one Mike, wonder if the wing damage affected its flight & aerodynamics.
It did, but the weather hadn't really been t hat obliging over the preceding few days, so it could be undernourished, or could be getting towards the end of it's butterfly lifespan.
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Lovely day so a couple from the garden
Sorry about the first one as I was only trying out the size!! Nice P. Lady though.
Lot to learn
A Small Copper that I found recently.
Nice stuff all, here's a few as promised (threatened) from our Ham Wall trip, As you'll see, a plethora of speckled wood, a good few comma and some whites
Some surprisingly pristine lovelies down at Arne today
Pristine Red Addmiral
Then didn't have to move to get a pristine Speckled Wood
And one step backward gave me two together but apart!
"Ready to launch at your command, sir"
A Stained Glass Red Admiral
And finally painted lady (whoops, no need to tell anyone Tony...I blame the finches :o) )
In reply to PimperneBloke:
Good to see the butterflies are still active. Very nice shots, PB.
PimperneBloke said:And finally a Large Tortoiseshell
If only it was. You'd probably have twitchers (or whatever the equivalent is in the butterfly world - "flutters") turning up.
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In reply to Nigel O:
We were lucky enough to holiday in Carzola in Spain this year, and I snapped two butterflies I hadnt seen before! The first (I think) was a Lang's short-tailed blue, or zebra blue. The second was a Mediterranean Fritillary, also known as El Capitaine! Result!
My family think I'm mad rushing off into the bushes with my smart phone, however it keeps me amused!
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