Big Butterfly Count 2017

Big Butterfly Count 2017.

Weather: cloudy, patchy sun      19 degrees C

Time: 2.20pm to 2.35pm

Place: Wild flower meadow, edged with brambles and nettles, with bordering woodland. Sheltered from wind.

I did the count first then took time to take the photos after.

2    Green Veined White

13   Ringlet

8    Meadow Brown

12   Gatekeeper

2   Marbled White

2   Comma

1   Red Admiral

1   small skipper

1   Brown Argus

2   Small White

3 Tiny brown butterflies (not identified and couldn’t get a photo)

Comma butterflyComma undersideFemale Small whiteMeadow BrownBrown Argus

Green-veined whiteRingletRingletGreen-veined whiteGatekeeperSkipper?Gatekeeper undersideRed admiral



About Alex White - Appletonwild

This is my diary of the wildlife where I live in Oxfordshire, and sometimes the places I visit. My passion is for British wildlife, especially Badgers and Hares. This year my debut book "Get Your Boots On" was published I am a keen amateur photographer. All the photographs on this blog are taken by myself unless stated otherwise. I am a member of A Focus on Nature, the network for Young Nature Conservationists, BBOWT, The Oxon Mammal group and The Oxfordshire Badger Group. You can also follow me on Twitter @Appletonwild Instagram appletonwild
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1 Response to Big Butterfly Count 2017

  1. Impressive count. Fantastic photos too!

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