Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8615

Lynchcombe – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8615

Chance to visit Lynchcombe to check on the reserve.  Its a time of change as summer beings to fade.  The berries are out, while the flowers and their butterflies are disappearing.

Late Summer

Late summer and the berries are changing from red to black.

Blackberries - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8749

Blackberries – Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8749

Comma butterflies are enjoying the warmth of the sun.

Comma (Polygonia c-album) on Blackberries - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8659

Comma (Polygonia c-album) on Blackberries – Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8659

A few days ago there was a explosion in the numbers of small copper butterflies.  Today they were no where to be seen.

Small White (Pieris rapae) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8799

Small White (Pieris rapae) – Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8799

This small white was seeking out the few bramble flowers that remain.

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