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Butterfly Bulletin - Dryad - Minois dryas (Scopoli, 1763)

As I stated in a previous post, butterflies are one of the drivers behind this blog. So, I thought I’d start my Butterfly Bulletin posts off with one of the most spectacular species I managed to see in 2015 … and that I hope to see many more times. 786 more words


Papilio clytia

The Common Mime is a Swallowtail butterfly found in South and South-east Asia. The butterfly belongs to the Chilasa group or the Black-bodied Swallowtails. It serves an excellent example of a Batesian mimic among the Indian butterflies. Wikipedia

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Book Club - A Buzz in the Meadow by Dave Goulson

This is actually the second book I’ve read by Dave Goulson, however, it is the one I’ve finished most recently and hence will cover the other book ( 587 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

This week we have been asked to share a photo of something vibrant.

This I will do……

This little beauty is called the Blue Morpho for possibly obvious reasons but just look at his underside colouring…… 63 more words


Proyecto Lepides - Recorrido A, 30TVN09, Casar de Periedo - 23.01.16

One of the reasons for stating this blog was because in June 2015 I became a butterfly “counting” volunteer with Proyecto Lepides, a Spanish organisation similar to Butterfly Conservation in the UK, but then on a small scale (at this moment in time anyway). 872 more words