Saturday, 15 June 2019

Butterflies This Week

Here are the species of butterfly I have observed at the beginning of this week.
It was fortunate that I went out at the beginning, as the rest of the week it hasn't stopped raining. I hope the weather gets better soon as this wet weather will not help the next group of butterflies that should emerged at the beginning of July.

The Meadow Brown is always a little weary when arriving in the Spring. 
One will rarely find it with wings open at this stage.



The Common Blue Butterfly.
This first one below is a female.


Male Common Blue




Small Heath Butterfly



This rather well worn species below is a Common Blue.


Dingy Skipper.


Brown Argus Butterfly




Male Brimstone butterfly below feeding on Bird's-foot Trefoil





12 comments:

  1. Well done Roy, you snuck in there before the rainy season started and managed to get a good selection of images.
    Hopefully those waiting to emerge later survived the deluge...[;o)

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    1. Thanks Trevor. Yes its not great at the moment.

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  2. That's a lovely collection of photos

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  3. Wonderful selection of butterflies and images Roy

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  4. Great series of butterflies. Beautifully captured.
    Regards, Maria

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  5. Wow why did you not tell me you had all these butterfly photos here....:) I love them. We get similar ones here but not the same names. This makes me so happy to see you are doing well and taking photos of butterflies just like me! I think you probably have more butterflies there as they sprayed poison here on the grassy fields.

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    1. Thanks Nora. They do spray here in some locations, which is a shame.

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  6. Cada imagem mais fascinante do que a anterior!...
    Difícil dizer qual prefiro! Mais uma daquelas publicações, para ficar apreciando e reapreciando!...
    Um grande abraço!
    Ana

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