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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby nuthatch » Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:08 am

:( We could have seen just the buddleia  and imagined Colin :butterfly: on it :nod: :D
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:32 am

Intrigued that Jacksparrow's buddleia is in flower. Mine has a way to go yet but it looks like a good year (same goes for the rowan :)).
Can't beat a buddleia for attracting colins of all shapes, sizes and colours, and many more species too of course.
Bad luck about the pic but colins just will not co-operate.
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:45 pm

today I went on a Butterfly hunt at my local nature reserve. Here are some of the resulting photos.
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Green Veined White
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby nuthatch » Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:31 am

A good haul :D and great :photo: :nod:
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:24 am

Liked those - worth the trip :yes: :photo: :yes:
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Willpar » Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:34 pm

Nice ones jacksparrow.
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Willpar » Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:35 pm

Went on a little forage myself. Never seen so many red admirals along the hedge. Must have been the blackberry blossom.

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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby nuthatch » Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:08 am

Wow Willpar :rara: ace pic :butterfly:
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:24 am

:clap: :photo: Superb colours !!
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:46 pm

Great :photo: Willpar.
Some RAs are migrants from the continent perhaps the recent warm southerly winds delivered you a few. :nod:
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