Tagged: Large Skipper

View from a picnic bench - Deerleap, Somerest, UK. ID DSC_3260

Lynchcombe Steps

Time to catch-up on Lynchcombe for June. Hot Summer I often see foxes on Lynchcombe, but during this June I saw them on every visit.  It was so hot that they could not be...

Large Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanus) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_1232

Lynchcombe Steps

After the cold spring June became very hot.  Lynchcombe soon turned green with fresh new leaves, very tall grass and lots of bracken. Lynchcombe This year dog rose was in flower in large numbers...

Small Blue (Cupido minimus) - Stoke Camp, Somerset, UK. ID 822_2803

Stoke Camp

Saturday morning and after a brief spell of early morning sunshine it was starting to rain. In this weather my butterfly transect on Lynchcombe was being put on hold. So instead I re-visited Stoke Camp...

Large Skipper, Ochlodes sylvanus

Lynchcombe Steps

Today on Lynchcombe was a day of sunshine and showers. Butterfly Transect Getting a few more butterflies as summer attempts to start. June weather had been so poor on the weekends so this was...

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

Lynchcombe Steps

I’m a volunteer warden for the Somerset Wildlife Trust.  Each warden gets a reserve.  Mine is Lynchcombe a south facing grassland slope on the Mendip Hills.  I regularly walk the reserve looking out for...