Friday, May 12, 2006

Martin Down and Bentley Wood

Photographs of some of the butterflies seen today (May 12th) at Martin Down.

Green Hairstreak


Dingy Skipper


Small Copper




Speckled Wood




Species seen at Martin Down:

Grizzled Skipper - 15
Green Hairstreak - 5
Dingy Skipper - 13
Peacock - 1
Small Copper - 5
Brimstone - 20
Orange Tip - 5
Speckled Wood - 9
Green-veined White - 1
Painted Lady - 1
Red Admiral - 1

A couple of Moths I managed to photograph: Green Carpet and Common Heath

Green Carpet


Common Heath


I also visited Bentley Wood after lunch were I saw 7 Pearl-bordered Fritillary and 1 Painted Lady