Today’s Butterfly Hunt

Today’s butterfly hunt started off very well indeed. ┬áBefore we’d even set off we were prancing around a Buddleia bush beside the car clicking our camera shutters. There were Small Tortoiseshells, Red Admirals, Peacocks, a Painted Lady and a Gatekeeper. A 45-minute drive north took us to Myers Allotment up in Silverdale which has been Read more about Today’s Butterfly Hunt[…]

More Mini-Beasts at Brockholes

More Mini-Beasts at Brockholes I keep thinking how much we saw yesterday at Brockholes in the absence of the butterflies which we’d gone looking for. It would have been such a shame to have overlooked these amazing mini-beasts. I am pleased to give them their rightful place here. (Especially since they did the decent thing Read more about More Mini-Beasts at Brockholes[…]

First Expedition of the Summer

Officially it was the last day of Spring, but the temperatures and sunshine made it the first day of my Summer. And this was a day of firsts………the first ever sighting for me of a Dingy Skipper Butterfly:   Also my first sighting of both a male and a female Broad-bodied chaser dragonflies whirling around Read more about First Expedition of the Summer[…]

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