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12th August 2015

Comma Butterfly- I’ve covered this wonderful butterfly before but here are some photo’s that show why it got it’s name and how different it’s upper and lower sides are. 155 more words

Garden Wildlife

Another grey, cloudy day on Canford Heath

Tuesday 28th July 2015

I’m beginning to think, “Summer, what summer?”. As you can see from this photo of the heather in bloom, there wasn’t much sun about for Max and my’s walk on Canford Heath today. 154 more words


Getting Sun Burnet At Staines Moor

We took advantage of a lovely sunny day on Sunday 19th July to head out to Staines Moor. Sightings at the moor were almost non-existent on the regular birding sites, but we figured we needed to stretch our lazy legs, and we were also hoping the warm conditions would bring out some insects and day moths. 585 more words

Question Mark and Comma Butterflies

Question Mark Butterfly

Comma Butterfly

These two butterflies look exactly the same with subtle differences. Can you spot the difference? Also it looks like they have only four legs unlike normal butterflies that actually have six. 83 more words



This morning’s garden maintenance including more pruning, weeding, and digging up of brambles.

Comma butterflies are still transfixed by the verbena bonarensis.

Here are two views of the work in progress in the rose garden: 332 more words

A Cracking Match

This morning’s task was to dig a pit I had chickened out of last night. This was for the lace-cap hydrangea alongside the orange shed. Beneath about two inches of poor soil lay an impacted heap of rubble. 421 more words