Tag Archives: Butterflies

The first day of June

The morning of 1st day of June and Brampton is at its verdant best. Last week, a period of showers and occasional sun drew out out the first crop of Mayflies, But now a blue cloudless sky only serves to … Continue reading

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New jewels

This morning’s soaring temperatures have brought a welcome crop of new butterflies. On our way round with the dogs, a Buddleja at Romany Cottage was laden with newly-minted Peacock butterflies. Seemingly no more than a few days old, their wing … Continue reading

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Buddleja and butterfly hunting

Mid August and the village street is filled with the über-sweet scent of Buddleja bushes. Several large bushes have established themselves at key points along the village street. A particularly large specimen has taken up a prime spot on the … Continue reading

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A search

This seems to be Red Admiral week. Every Buddleia in the village is covered with them as soon as the sun shines. This Garden butterfly does not seem to be in short supply. This is more than I can say … Continue reading

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Butterflies

As the temperature rises, butterflies are out in profusion. The flowering Thistles along the Bure were especially attractive this morning. Large numbers of Small Tortoiseshells were accompanied by Meadow Browns , Large and Silver Spotted Skippers. Along the lanes Ringlet … Continue reading

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