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Butterfly Identified

Just to let you know, Andrews strange Butterfly has been identified as an old Ringlet,by Trevor Chapman.
               Have a good day

Updated: 3rd September 2019 — 12:23 pm

A Comma.

This was taken in my local meadow,while it was taking a bit of sun.

Updated: 7th July 2019 — 12:38 pm

Various Butterflies By Trevor Chapman


A selection of butterfly photos from this seasons travels.

Black Hairstreak – Had to go to Northhants in June for this rare one.  Distributed on blackthorn growing in woods on clay soils between Oxford and Cambridge.

Green-veined White – Common species with green/black scales around veins on underwing.

Small Blue –  Our smallest butterfly found on chalk grasslands in June. This one was in the quarries of Portland.

Adonis Blue – A butterfly of southern chalk downlands. This one was next to the Cerne Abbas giant in Dorset on a rainy day.







Updated: 19th June 2019 — 11:32 am

Large Skipper on a Scabious

This is a Large Skipper on a Scabious.This was taken on my home patch in W.G.C.on 17-06 -2019. So far this season i have seen the the following Butterflies in this location- Common Blue,Brown Argus,Small Copper,Meadow Brown,Peacock,Speckled Wood,Comma,and a Mother Shipton moth.


Updated: 18th June 2019 — 7:23 pm


I wanted to take a different Butterfly photo,then i spied this Large Skipper feeding on i think clover. I managed to get around to the other side of the plant and also get close.Thank goodness it preferred the food to me,this is the result.


Updated: 18th June 2019 — 7:22 pm

Marbled White

This arrived  on the I.O.W. last week,and at the time we only spotted the one.


Updated: 18th June 2019 — 7:23 pm

Glanville Butterfly

This is a Glanville Butterfly, it’s named after Eleana Glanville,who was an 17th. century Butterfly nut from Lancashire.
This Butterfly is like me as it only holidays on the Isle Of Wight.
I tried using the e-mail address that you gave for members to use.


Updated: 18th June 2019 — 7:19 pm