British Butterflies

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Isles of Scilly Speckled Wood Oct 15 British Swallowtail, Norfolk Broads, Jun 16 Large Blue Collard Hill June 2016
Duke of Burgundy May 16 Marsh Fritillary and Duke of Burgundy habitat Dorset Marsh Fritillary Dorset May 16
 
Dingy Skipper Dorset May 16 Common Blue Maiden Castle June 16  
Grayling Gt Orme Hd July 15 Great Orme Head July 2015 Silver-studded Blue, Great Orme Head July 2015
Large Heath Mid Wales Jul 15 Large Heath Habitat Mid Wales Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Mid Wales July 15
Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 1 Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 2 Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 3
Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 4 Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 5 Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 6
Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 7 Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 8 Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 9
Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 10 Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods 11 and 12 Photographing Purple Emperors
White Admiral Fermyn Woods Purple Emperor more Fermyn Woods Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Tregaron Jul 15
Purple Emperor landed on my finger, Bentley Wood Jul 2013 Purple Emperor Bentley Wood, July 2015 Purple Emperor habitat Bentley Wood
Purple Emperor Underside, Bentley Wood Red Admiral Bentley Wood Painted Lady Bentley Wood Jul 15
Comma Hutchinson's, Bentley Wood July 2015 Essex Skipper Bentley Wood White Admiral Bentley Jul 15
Silver-washed Fritillary valezina Bentley Wood Silver-washed Fritillary valezina dark Bentley Wood Silver-washed Fritillary Bentley Wood Jul 15
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Wales 2015 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Wales underside Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary habitat Wales
Large Blue Somerset Large Blue habitat Somerset Painted Lady Somerset
Marsh Fritillary upper-side Marsh Fritillary underside Marsh Fritillary habitat
Brown Argus Cerne Abbas May 15 Dingy Skipper Cerne Abbas May 2015 Grizzled Skipper Cerne Abbas
European Swallowtails breeding in Dorset European Swallowtail Dorset European Swallowtails Dorset
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Dartmoor Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Devon Peacock Devon
Grizzled Skipper, Dorset Heath Fritillary, Southwest England Marsh Fritillary, Dorset
Brown Argus, Somerset Duke of Burgundy Fritillary, Dorset Dingy Skipper, Dorset

Monarch Butterfly, Portland, Sep 2012 Monarch Butterfly, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly Oct 1999

Monarch butterfly, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, Oct 1998

Black-veined White (probable release) Stockbridge Down, 2007 Brimstone, Stockbridge Down Chalk-Hill Blue, Stockbridge Down
Common Blue, Larden Chase, Streatley Dark-Green Fritillary, Stockbridge Down, July 2007 Clouded Yellow, Isles of Scilly
Comma, Bentley Wood Dark-green Fritillary, Bentley Wood Dark-green Fritillary, Stockbridge 2013
Essex Skipper, Bentley Wood Gatekeeper, Bentley Wood Green-veined White, Tregaron
Common Blue, Collard Hill Green Hairstreak, Dartmoor Heath Fritillary, Devon
High-brown Fritillary, Wales, underside High-brown Fritillary, Wales, upperside High-brown Fritillary, habitat
Holly Blue, Dartmoor Large Blue, Collard Hill Large Heath, mid Wales
Large Skipper Large White Marbled White
Meadow Brown Purple Hairstreak, Bernwood, Oxford Ringlet
Silver-studded Blue, Pamber, male Silver-studded Blue, Pamber, female Silver-studded Blue, Pamber, underside
Silver-washed Fritillary, Bentley Wood Silver-washed Fritillary, underside Small Heath
Speckled Wood Small Tortoiseshell Red Admiral
Small Skipper Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Wales Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Wales, underside
White Admiral, Bentley Wood Chalk-hill Blue, Streatley Hill Brown Hairstreak, Ceredigion
Comma, Bentley Wood, August Common Blue, Streatley Hill, August Gatekeeper Bentley Wood
Grayling, Great Orme Head Green-veined White, Bentley Wood Purple Emperor, Bentley Wood
Purple Hairstreak, Bentley Wood Silver-studded Blue, Great Orme Head Silver-washed Fritillary, Berkshire
Small Copper Wall Brown, Wales Adonis Blue, Dorset
Clouded Yellow Portland Sep 2014 Black Hairstreak Oxford Dark-green Fritillary Wales
Red Admiral Portland Sep 2014 Silver-washed Fritillary Bentley Wood Lulworth Skipper Dorset
 
Clouded Yellow, Steart, Somerset 1 Nov 2014 Helice Clouded Yellow, Steart, Somerset, 1 November 2014  
     
     
     
     
Small Elephant Hawk-moth (Collard Hill) Death's Head Hawk-moth, Isles of Scilly Convolvulus Hawk-moth, Isles of Scilly
Bee Orchid, Collard Hill Pyramidal Orchid, Collard Hill Common Lizard, Bentley Wood
Moth spp Streatley Hill Smooth Newt, Wales Wood Tiger, Dorset
Tiger Moth Bentley Wood Jul 14 Hornet Bentley Wood Convolvulus Hawk Moth, St Mary's, Oct 2014
Crimson Speckled, St Mary's, Oct 2014 Hummingbird Hawk Moth, St Mary's, Oct 2014 Burnet Companion Moth, Dorest Somerset
Orchids Scarce Silver Lines Moth Bentley Wood Five-spot Burnet Tregaron Bog
Lesser Butterfly Orchid Wales Heath Spotted Orchid Wales Bee Orchid Portland June 16
Orchids at Ynyslas July 2015 Dragonfly, Cymtudu Cream-spotted Tiger Moth Portland June 16
Orchids at Collard Hill May 16 Eyed Hawk Moth, Portland June 2016 Private Hawk Moth Portland June 2016
 
White Ermine Moth Portland June 16 Small Elephant Hawk Moth Portland June 2016  
     
     
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Swallowtail (abroad) Scarce Swallowtail (Pyrenees) Hummingbird Hawk-moth (Pyrenees)
     
     

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