Photos of Wigan
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Photo-a-Day Archive
Photo-a-Day Archive

Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 22nd August, 2010)

Butterfly


Butterfly
Don't know what the butterfly is... it was a lot smaller than a red admiral though.

Photo: Sandra Webster  (Casio exilim on a macro setting)
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Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 22nd August 2010 at 09:19

Sandra,that's a real pretty picture thank you.

Comment by: Dave on 22nd August 2010 at 09:35

Nice :)

It's a Small Copper

Comment by: sandra webster on 22nd August 2010 at 12:04

thanks for that dave not seen many butterflies lately so was not sure what it was ....

Comment by: Helen on 22nd August 2010 at 14:50

Beat me to it Dave, its a Small Copper.
There don't seem to have been many butterflies around this year, our buddleias are usually alive with them but I have only seen one Red Admiral so far.
Lovely photo Sandra.

Comment by: Cyril on 22nd August 2010 at 21:42

Excellent photo Sandra, your right about there not being many butterflies around Helen as I've only seen a couple of small cabbage whites lately, there were plenty of wasps about early on in the year though so they'd probably taken plenty of caterpillars to feed their young grubs then.

Comment by: sandra webster on 23rd August 2010 at 11:09

went for a walk over the wigan flashes today it is alive with butterflies .... saw quite a few peacock butterflies ...

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