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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. 463 more words


Comma Butterfly

A comma butterfly landed in front of me as I headed toward the backyard.

The ragged female stopped to rest on her mission to find host plants — hops, nettles and elm trees — to lay her eggs on. 56 more words


No walk for me today

Saturday 2nd August 2014

There was heavy rain for most of the morning, so I suggested to Chris that he skip the morning walk and take the dogs out in the afternoon instead of me. 74 more words

Flora And Fauna

Butterfly #35 & #36

A Butterfly that I think is a Comma Butterfly or perhaps a Question Mark Butterfly. I saw this neat little one up in the Cannonsville Reservoir area out of Deposit NY along a small stream bed that I was fishing in for Brook Trout.


A Well Punctuated Butterfly

The UK is currently sweltering in a “heatwave”, we really are not used to hot sunny summers. Whilst this might not be nice weather for ducks, it is the sort of weather enjoyed by butterflies. 402 more words



I can’t remember when I last saw a Comma, but yesterday there was one fluttering around me as I fished on the Frome. I’d forgotten how comparatively large they are. 93 more words


The Comma Butterfly...dull name for a ragged beauty.

The Comma Butterfly…..

Seen during a walk in Cockington Watermeadows, this butterflies distinct orange and brown colouring caught my eye amongst the green reeds and grasses. 104 more words