Bugs n Butterflies

Nipped out onto the Training Area at Area 51 to replenish the feeders and found they have had a proper chewing from a pesky squirrel!

It was very hot and apart from a few rooks and a lone buzzard there wasn’t much around.

What I did notice though was lots of butterflies in the wooded area, especially peacocks (I think).

Bugs n butterflies are not my strong point but I am learning so I stand to be corrected on my guesses, some however I will just leave to those who know!

 

1 Aug 40 1 Aug 41 1 Aug 42

Skipper?

1 Aug 43

Peacock

1 Aug 44

Skipper

1 Aug 45

Grasshopper

1 Aug 37

Knew this was the caterpillar of a Cinnabar Moth because we saw some at Lakenheath on Monday and I was educated!

1 Aug 38 1 Aug 36 1 Aug 35 1 Aug 33

Peacock

1 Aug 32

Peacock close up

1 Aug 30

1 Aug 28 1 Aug 27

6 Spot Burnets?

 

2 thoughts on “Bugs n Butterflies

  1. Lovely pics Joe, your other butterflies are Large Skipper & Gatekeeper, The Burnets are 5 spot Burnets, 6 spots have three pairs of spots on each wing, you will notice yours have two pairs and a single spot.

Leave a Reply to admin Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s