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Shaped like a fallen leaf

In Fauna Britannica, Stefan Buczacki describes this butterfly’s ragged outline as being the ‘shape of a fallen leaf’ and its colours, too, are quite autumnal. 99 more words


Lost in pollinator paradise

Right now the garden seems to be a haven for all manner of pollinators, more than I have yet had time to identify. So feel free to chip in. 311 more words


Butterfly #23


A Comma Butterfly that I found on last weeks adventure at the Cannonsville Reservoir.



This one doesn’t look especially snappy in photos, but I feel more positive about the real thing. If I ever make another comma butterfly it will have separated wings with more ragged edges, and maybe a few more layers of red. 26 more words

Surrey365; Day 6. Raggedy-waggedy wings.

Today looked gorgeous from indoors; bright blue sky and spring sunshine. Outside it was distinctly chilly, however, with a very brisk, cold wind. I was quite surprised, then, to see this butterfly fluttering about in the garden. 80 more words