Tagged: Green Hairstreak

Lynchcombe - Somerset, UK. ID 822_6878

Lynchcombe Steps

An extremely hot day promised much at Lynchcombe.  Would the butterflies come out and get counted? Comma It is possible to see comma butterflies at anytime of the year even on warm winter days...

Lynchcombe Steps

As the year makes the transition from spring to summer I expected to see a dip in the number of records on my butterfly survey across Lynchcombe. At this time of year hawthorn is in blossom...

Water Ladybirds (Anisosticta punctata)

Water ladybirds escape the flood

Water Ladybirds (Anisosticta punctuate) on the entrance gate posts to RSPB Greylake nature reserve on the Somerset Levels.  Normally these ladybird spend winter between leaves and in stems of reeds and grass tussocks.  I assume as much...

Green Hairstreak

Green Hairstreak (Callophyrys rubi) – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_3817. A pair of Green Hairstreaks were flying in circles between bramble bushes as they got faster they spiralled upwards getting closer and closer, then...