Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Yesterday and Today

Cwmllwyd 17 August 2015: bathroom window at night -

 Pebble Hook-tip

Cwmllwyd 18 August 2015: flew from hedgerow ash while I was walking the dogs this morning.

 Purple Hairstreak

Trapping tonight.

3 comments:

  1. Really nice how you`ve captured the lovely purple iridescence Steve! Well done.
    I`ll probably trap at home tonight too, though tomorrow night looks suitable too.

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  2. I'm really envious, Steve. I've never seen one of those stunning butterflies and you've managed to get lovely photos of a butterfly which spends most of the time high in the tree canopy. I'll obviously have to spend more time looking up!

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  3. Thank you both for your kind comments. Purple Hairstreak is said to be the most common of British hairstreaks, but I can't find any previous record I've made for it anywhere - a great sighting for me, then!

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