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Butterflies! & Faery Realms Party!

These butterflies love to eat rotting fruit. I have pears that they are enjoying. And here is the underside of the Tawny Emperor Butterfly!  They say they’re very jumpy, so it’s hard to get close and take pictures, but it was cool out when the one was resting on my brick work. 467 more words

Big Butterfly Count Results

You may remember a previous post mentioned the UK’s Big Butterfly Count, this one here in fact.

The 2014 results are in. The sad news is that after a promising year in 2013, this year most species have declined. 83 more words

Nature

New (Red)start At Lake Farm

Without planning it, Saturday turned into a five hour marathon of birding at Cranford Park and a return to Lake Farm. I blame Sue and, to a lesser extent Wendy, for keeping me out later than planned but I have to confess it was well worth it. 684 more words

365 Project - Day 243

Comma Butterfly.

Following an unseasonable break in the weather with colder conditions and lots of rain, it’s stopped. Today the sun has come out and it has warmed up beautifully and we have been able to sit out in the garden again. 43 more words

365 Project

August at the Chicago Portage, Scene 2: Lepidoptera et al.

Saturday’s outing at the Portage continued, with birds here and there, but this post will concentrate on the butterflies who stole the show as the sun climbed more directly overhead. 502 more words

Birds