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Mourning Cloaks Surviving On Sap

Who doesn’t celebrate at the sight of a Mourning Cloak butterfly gliding through the woods on soft, spring breezes? Because the adults spend the winter hibernating behind loose bark, Mourning Cloaks are among the first butterflies to take flight in the spring. 108 more words

A Butterfly that Hibernates

The last thing on my mind when I’m hiking this time of year is butterflies…it’s cold and there are few flowers in bloom.  But, I pass through a sunny clearing in the forest on my daily walks and invariably have my day dreams interrupted by the flutter of a Mourning Cloak butterfly. 43 more words

Nature Photography

Underdark - Mourning Cloak

Underdark is a five piece band from Nottingham, U.K, formed back in 2015. ‘’Mourning Cloak’’ which was released on June 20, 2016 is the band’s debut ep. 157 more words


Camberwell Beauty

It should really, I think, be made of wine-coloured velvet. But I’ve never actually seen one. They aren’t native to Britain, just rare visitors. I’m not particularly keen on the finished product, but it has a sort of glamour about it.

Bring On Spring!

I mentioned in an earlier post, New Beginnings, that the practice of looking for signs of seasonal change in nature is called phenology. The lightening of days, less bite to the breeze, shy heads of crocus peeking through last year’s leaves. 222 more words


Get Sprung

Is everycreepingthing still a blog? Gee whizz, you could have fooled me, I guess it is!

Although historically experiencing a degree of hibernation each winter, recent inactive seasons may have led to some uncertainty about whether Instagram has fully replaced this outlet. 735 more words