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.