The Butterfly Season

July 11, 2010

Over the years we have had many butterflies visit our garden. One hot September a flutter of Painted Ladies rested on pink sedum flowers in a raised bed.

Many Holly Blues scoured the walls for places to feed, flying high as is their habit. Only one visited this year, which is seemingly a countrywide phenomenon, as recorded by the National Biodiversity Data Centre (link in the Title Bar).

The old reliables, the cabbage white, are everywhere at the moment. They are relaxed subjects when it comes to photographing them in the flower garden or meadow.A White Butterfly in a Meadow in West Cork in June


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