Butterflies.


Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus)

Peacock (Inachis io)

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)

Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)

Brown Argus (Aricia agestis)

Brown Argus Aricia agestis)

Adonis Blue (Lysandra bellargus)

Adonis Blue (Lysandra bellargus)

Silver-studded Blue (Plebelius argus)

Silver-studded Blue (Plebelius argus) - Female

Chalkhill Blue (Lysandra coridon) - Male.

Chalkhill Blue (Lysandra coridon)- Male

Chalkhill Blue (Lysandra coridon) - Female.

Chalkhill Blue (Lysandra coridon) - Female.

White Admiral (Limentis camilla)

White Admiral (Limentis camilla)

Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)

Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)

Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)

Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola).

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris).

Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata).

Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata).

Comma (Polygonia c-album)

Silver-washed Fritillary [male] (Argynnis paphia)

Silver-washed Fritillary [male] (Argynnis paphia)

Silver-washed Fritillary [female] (Argynnis paphia)

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)

Green-veined White (Pieris napi)

Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus)

Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus)

Green Hairstreak (Callophrys rubi)

Brown Hairstreak (Thecla betulae)

Purple Hairstreak (Neozephyrus quercus)

Marbled White [female] (Melanargia galathea)

Marbled White [male] (Melanargia galathea)

Marbled White [Mating Pair] (Melanargia galathea)

Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaja

Grayling (Hipparchia semele)

Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)

Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)

Heath Fritillary [Mating Pair] (Melitaea athalia)

Duke of Burgundy (Hamearis lucina)

Duke of Burgundy Hamearis lucina)

2 comments:

  1. A terrific selection. We saw a number of these at Wicken Fen last week ...

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    1. Thank you Caroline.
      In my experience Wicken Fen is certainly a great location for Lepidoptera and Odonata as well as the bird life.

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