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Orange tip butterfly.


Orange tip butterfly.



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thats better BB, something pretty

25 May, 2009

 

Love to see more of them had a Brimstone butterfly here today but didnt land - not much room I guess amongst all the other bugs lol

25 May, 2009

 

lol BB, dont even say the B word please, still itchy here

25 May, 2009

 

Great shot BB! You were quick to catch this! :-)

25 May, 2009

 

Aw Sanbaz well thats the beauty of goy - you can see them without having to suffer but most really are lovely.

Thanks Pg on one occasion it turned over to dry out and has an orange case with black edges.Not quick enough for that !

25 May, 2009

 

SOooooooooo Beautiful Jane/Ray :)

25 May, 2009

 

Thanks Jacque hope you enjoyed your week end .

25 May, 2009

amy
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Lucky you catching it BB , it,s lovely ........

25 May, 2009

 

Great shot Bonkers, I wonder if we have one similar over here. I'll have to do some research on it.

26 May, 2009

 

Lovely photo, I saw one a couple of weeks ago, but it didn't land on anything!

26 May, 2009

 

That's a fab shot BB. Quite tiny arent they. We get these and the brimstone ones. I hope to have lots of butterflies this year as I have so many stinging nettles, just for them :)

26 May, 2009

 

Thanks Amy yes very lucky as trying to get some bug shots in the pond when Jane said behind you ..

Oh Flower you have some beautiful butterflies remember the Swallowtails used to get them here not seen one since childhood.

Hopefully Sunblest this will be a good year for them a nice warm summer would do them and us the power of good.

Yes quite small Dawn the Brimstones are lovely and like you we have a dedicated nettle patch think I must have composted them accidentally as 6 foot plus and still growing !

26 May, 2009

 

Thanx we went 2 Donnington 2 watch the Qualifing ViSK BSB on Sunday it was so hot & the Races were Fantastic & Fast :) xxx

26 May, 2009

 

Thats lovely we dont get them down here.........

26 May, 2009

 

Wonderful shot BB........sawone the other day but he had no time for me!

27 May, 2009

 

Lovely photo. The transformation in the pupa from caterpillar to butterfly never ceases to amaze me.

27 May, 2009

 

Thought of you saturday Jacque as working in a garden below Olivers Mount where they had the Barry Sheene Memorial race - the track is steep and in dense woods so only catch the briefest glimpse.

When races over able to drive round course so may do a blog for the biker fans ..

Dont give up hope Hollyeves and Janey after the poor summers we ve had recently - the forecast is good for this summer and think we ll see a big increase in butterflies this year.

Aye Linda from those little bugs into these beauties is remarkable.

27 May, 2009

 

Beautiful little butterfly Bonkers. I heard on the news that we should expect to see a lot of Painted Ladies this year. I do hope so,and I don't care what type they are either.

27 May, 2009

 

Yes Toto Philc has 5 in his garden dont see them so much up here perhaps prefer heathland bracken etc I think we will see many more as summer promises to be a good one .

27 May, 2009

 

I so wanted to go to that Jane/Ray But Phil z to far to travel :/ HUuuuuuuuuuuuu maybe next year :)

28 May, 2009

 

Lovely to see butterflies around again.

29 May, 2009

 

Lovely and effective up against the lilac colour . Take heed every one there is hundreds and thousands of painted lady butterflies hitting uk at the moment which has not been seen for a while from Africa and has been reported being sighted south by other gardeners they say they are heading northwards. In Observer too also claim its showing we are going to a have good summer.

29 May, 2009

 

beautiful BB

29 May, 2009

 

Sure you had a great time Jacque difficult when so many events on at same time ...see Phils point no direct route from Norfolk along east coast so perhaps when you have a few days to spare and can travel the B roads...

Thanks for info Morgana - thats great news my nettles brambles ivy etc waiting for them and lets hope buddlea flowers this year after some pretty drastic pruning .

Thanks Eileen.

30 May, 2009

 

Beautifully captured, a photo to treasure. I have seen a number of these in my Cornish garden. So delicate and really eyecatching. Meadow browns and a painted lady have also put in an appearance this week. If you have scented or heavy pollen flowers in bloom, now is the time to look out for Britain's largest moth in the evening. The Ghost Moth. Don't worry, you'll recognise it!

30 May, 2009

 

Wow, I guess we don't have these in Eastern Washington. She/He is a beauty.

31 May, 2009

 

BB not seen one yet......lots of painted ladies though, still not quick enough with the camera, will have to do better, the story of my life!!!!!!

31 May, 2009

 

No Painted ladies here yet and guess you have your own beauties in Washington , Weeds.

Aw Dd you ll have to sit and wait for them to come to you I was trying to photo something else when it landed behind me.

31 May, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

That's lovely......do you mind if I use this one to do a painting please Ray/Jane?

I did have a painted lady in my garden on the weekend.....and, yes, it WAS of the flutterby variety lol First one I've seen for a couple of years I think...

1 Jun, 2009

 

What a great shot bonkers!

1 Jun, 2009

 

Not at all Sid if you could pm me your email again - no havent lost it just save me trawling through - happily send you a copy.

No painted ladies but lots of swallows arriving to nest .

Thanks Pollyanna lovely to hear from you seems like so long since Bruce up on the roof shovelling snow ! Hope you are both well.

1 Jun, 2009

 

I've missed everyone, been busy adjusting to new life here and emerging from the horrible winter! Is it summer yet? Have bought a new home not so far out. Going from 2 acres to small lot lovely front area but lots of cement the rest! Lots of challenges ahead but exciting possiblities! Be posting again soon!

2 Jun, 2009

 

Great shot Bb, wonderful colour. I remember we were in Durban, South Africa one year at Christmas, and on cue on Christmas day just as we were having dinner it snowed! ..... Or it seemed to but the flakes were going up not down and it was around 30 C in the shade, when we looked properly it was literally millions of cabbage whites taking to the air, apparently it happens a lot in Durban.

3 Jun, 2009

 

Lovely tale Bobg , could never quite get my head around Christmas being hot and having a barbie on the beach ..

3 Jun, 2009

 

GREAT photo !

19 Jun, 2009

 

Thanks Mike .

19 Jun, 2009

 

Lovely butterfly. Unusual color from any I've seen.

22 Jan, 2010

 

Thought it was really beautiful...notice you have been commenting on a few butterflies...hope they cheered you up a little these dull dark days !

22 Jan, 2010

 

They certainly have done that, BB.

25 Jan, 2010

 

So glad...............

25 Jan, 2010



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