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Speckled Wood Butterfly on Dahlia


Speckled Wood Butterfly on Dahlia



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very pretty

26 Sep, 2011

 

Thanks, Sticki .... this one was flitting from plant to plant while I was creeping around with my camera! ... :o)

26 Sep, 2011

 

well caught.

26 Sep, 2011

 

great photo

26 Sep, 2011

 

Nice of it to pick a white background...bit of a poser isn't it ? A lovely one though..:o)

26 Sep, 2011

 

Thanks Paul and Sticki ... :o)) . . . . .

Lol, Sandra, it landed on variegated Ivy, a Sunflower and a Hydrangea before it settled on the white Dahlia ... perhaps it heard me asking it to stay still? ... lol!

26 Sep, 2011

 

Hope you asked nicely Shirley..and didn't make it sound like an order !! Lol.Poor thing might have been frozen in terror :o))))))

26 Sep, 2011

 

I whispered ... or was that muttered! . . . :o)

27 Sep, 2011

 

Can't beat a good mutter !..:o)

27 Sep, 2011

 

You did say Mutter ... not Nutter ... lol! . . . . .

27 Sep, 2011

 

Whatever,Shirley !! if the cap fits ??? Lol.

27 Sep, 2011

 

: o )))

27 Sep, 2011

amy
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A lovely photo Shirley , we haven't had very many butterflies this year it's such a shame we have hundreds of Ladybirds .....

27 Sep, 2011

 

Thanks, Amy ... now I have not seen a Ladybird in the garden for weeks .... they have obviously all flown to Norfolk ... :o)

27 Sep, 2011

 

Our friends in Lincolnshire have had hundreds too..so it seems the East coast is the place to be..I think I have seen two or three at the most!

27 Sep, 2011

 

lovely photo Shirley ..there have been lots of butterflies in my garden these last few days,must be the hot sun bringing them out.

30 Sep, 2011

 

Beautiful pic S

30 Sep, 2011

 

Good shot....lovely pic...

1 Oct, 2011

 

Helen, good to know you have seen some Butterflies ... can you believe I have not seen one in the garden for the past 3 days ... must all be with you! ... :o) . . . . .

Thanks Motty, thanks Sue ... :o))

1 Oct, 2011

 

they have been lying basking in the sun on flowers, but also on the ground ,i have had to be careful not to stand on them.

1 Oct, 2011

 

They camouflage so well ... saw a Speckled Wood in Mum's summerhouse this afternoon ... think it came in to cool down! . . . . .

1 Oct, 2011

 

Morning Shirley you have mail...:))

2 Oct, 2011

 

Ooh, thanks, Sue! ... :o)))

2 Oct, 2011

 

Lovely picture and the butterflies are beginning to venture out with the heat.

2 Oct, 2011

 

Thanks, Linda ... :o)

2 Oct, 2011

 

I want to trim my lavender but won't yet because it's still flowering well and the butterflies and bees and loving it.

3 Oct, 2011

 

: o )))

3 Oct, 2011



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