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Small Tortoiseshell and white Buddleia

Janey

By Janey


Small Tortoiseshell and white Buddleia (Buddleja davidii (Butterfly bush))

One of my favourites butterflies, the tortoiseshell, always flitting about the garden and sunbathing.



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lovely against the white janey ;o)

17 Aug, 2010

 

Beautiful shot. :-)

17 Aug, 2010

 

Wonderful pic Janey...

17 Aug, 2010

 

I have never actually noticed that the body of a Butterfly is furry..thanks Janey
for showing such an artistic pic, of this beautiful Butterfly...you are great
with the camera, deserving an award!! Your Buddleia, looks amazing...

17 Aug, 2010

 

Aw....such lovely comments...he is a beauty especially with the blue lace edging...:o) Yes Fp....these have quite chunky furry bodies,,,the buddleias are coming into their own now...:o)

17 Aug, 2010

 

Very pretty....Also never knew that it had a furry body....lovely shot. What camera did you use?

17 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Another beautiful photo ... they do love the buddleias ......

17 Aug, 2010

 

So glad to see there are tortoiseshells somewhere - they seem to have completely disappeared here. Just a few cabbage whites :-(((((

18 Aug, 2010

 

another lovely pic

18 Aug, 2010

 

Lovely butterfly and lovely Buddleia! I have only seen the Cabbage White despite my efforts to entice them with insect loving Flowers'0(

18 Aug, 2010

 

Smashing.

18 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks everyone....:o)) Yes the cabbage whites are all over aren't they.....and do you remember the influx of Painted Ladies we had last year....not a one to be seen.....:o((

18 Aug, 2010

 

fabulas

18 Aug, 2010

 

Beautiful Janey....no sign of Painted Ladies here this year either :o(

20 Aug, 2010

 

Must have been the cold spring Bb....putting them off coming, you can just imagine them looking in the holiday brochure....had enough of chilly England last year girls, now for somewhere warmer....:o))

20 Aug, 2010

 

Sounds just about right Janey.

20 Aug, 2010

 

you have so many butterflys hun

26 Aug, 2010



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