Monday, 19 September 2011

Red-veined Darters

Female and male Red-veined Darters taken in Southern Spain


This image was taken in Southern Spain, it is of the slightly paler continental race gorganus

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Wood White

One of about ten second brood Wood Whites at Sywell wood, Northants.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011


Comma at Tanholt Pits


Peacock at Tanholt Pits

Red Admiral

Red Admiral at Tanholt Pits


Female Gatekeeper
Gatekeepers mating at Tanholt Pits

Monday, 11 July 2011

Purple Hairstreak

Purple Hairstreak, female at Fermyn Woods. The only one to approach ground level from the Oak canopy during a 3 hour visit!

Brown Argus

Brown Argus, male at Bedford Purlieus, Peterborough


Ringlet at Bedford Purlieus, Peterborough

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Green-veined White

Mating Green-veined Whites by the side of the River Nene, Peterborough

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

White-letter Hairstreak

White-letter Hairstreak at Bedford Purlieus

Silver-washed Fritillary

 Silver-washed Fritillary  at Bedford Purlieus

Saturday, 4 June 2011


 Swallowtails at Strumpshaw Fen

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Orange -tip

 Orange -tip, male in Peterborough Garden

Grizzled Skipper

Grizzled Skipper at Old Sulehay, Peterborough

Dingy Skipper

 Dingy Skipper( most probably male) at Old Sulehay, Peterborough

Friday, 29 April 2011

Holly Blue

Holly Blue, female in a Peterborough Garden


 Orange-tip, male in Peterborough Garden

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Green Hairstreak

Green Hairstreak at Orton Brick Pits, Peterborough

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Holly Blue

Holly Blue egg laying in Peterborough Garden