Lovely photos all, rather envious of the Small Copper as haven't seen one for ages but what a great find Gaynor and brilliant photos.
I can only offer you a Green veined White and a rather tatty Red Admiral from today in our local woodland area ....
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to gaynorsl:
In reply to HAZY:
Lovely selection all. Well done with your Small Copper, Gaynor, a real favourite of mine. :-)
All I can add is a female Common Blue from our walk today.
And a first for our garden, one of two Ringlets at the pond.
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Lot to learn
Guess what I ate for my lunch today?
Hang on that's a little small
I didn't pick the tatty one!!, but hey they were a surprise to see this early, but lovely tasting:-)
Sorry not on subject!!!!!!
In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:Nice photos - you and the butterflies making the most of fairly rare sunshine in recent days! I don't think that's a G-v White as the veins aren't dark enough. I suspect it's a Large,
I agree, except I'd go for possible Small White, but only a guess. Not easy these Whites.......
Gaynors look tricky! LOL Yum yum.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
Right time of the month though Gaynor, just after the full moon. We are complaining bitterly about the weather, really windy & hardly any butterflies, 3 budlheas? in bloom & hardly anything around them. Fingers crossed for a warm autumn.
Clicked a bit quick, I had a few photos to post from a walk the other day, a Provencal Short-tailed Blue
& Grizzled Skipper (or it's close relation)
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