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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.


More Signs of Spring

March 31st 2017.  The lovely spring weather continues and many chiffchaffs are in song around Crostwight Heath.  The one in the image above was very close, most were in the tree tops.   90 more words


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