Wednesday 10 July 2013

Silver-studded Blue at Penhale, Cornwall

I visited Penhale sands last night, taking advantage of the stunning weather we are having at the moment.  Silver-studded Blue is by far the commonest butterfly here.  There must be several hundred.  I estimate about a quarter of them were females.  In addition, I saw seven Ringlets, approx. 75 Small Skippers, 50 Meadow Brown, one Small Tortoiseshell, two Small Heath and 20 Common Blue.  But still no sightings of Dark Green Fritillary.
Some more images can be found on my Flickr site here

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