Sunday, 18 August 2013

Butterfly garden - Red Admiral and Painted Lady

Red Admiral and Painted Lady butterflies finally both make an appearance in our garden today. Always a delight to watch.
painted lady
 
painted lady

painted lady


painted lady Amazing patterns on their under wing

Painted Lady with Red Admiral


 Red Admiral

 Red Admiral

 Red Admiral

 Red Admiral with peacock

A couple of gate keepers - looking very tired

Also in the garden today plenty of whites, large, small and green veined , meadow brown, and small tortoiseshell, along with a  silver y moth and a common darter dragonfly

silver y
common darter
And an egret flew by followed a couple of hours later by a hobby so all in all a cracking good day