Category: Collard Hill

Collard Hill in Autumn - Street, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0779H

Collard Hill

I normally visit Collard Hill to photograph the large-blue butterflies in summer.  But today I returned to find out what the hill is like in autumn. Collard Hill We have been so lucky to have...

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina) on Oxeye Daisies - Ivythorn Hill, Somerset, UK. ID 825_2031

Large Blue

Back to Collard Hill On my last visit to Collard Hill it was too hot to photograph butterflies.  They rarely settled, instead they flew passed quickly disappearing over the horizon.  Today, a change to more...

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus) - Collard Hill, Somerset, UK. ID 825_1919

Collard Hill

Last year I visited Green Down hoping to photograph the rare large blue butterfly.  This year I decided to give Collard Hill a try. Collard Hill is owned by the National Trust and they have...

Large Blues at Collard Hill

Its been a while since my last post.  There are two reasons for this – first was DIY as my home is extended with a new kitchen; second, the weather has been really bad.  Weeks of...