butterflies

August 10, 2011
Female brown hairstreak butterfly

Butterflies

The life story of a butterfly and many other insects is amazing. From the eating machine of the caterpillar stage through the pupae to the final emergence as an adult, the butterfly is one of the most beautiful end products. Only 56 species of butterly remain in the UK.
October 27, 2011

Comma

The Comma butterfly is a beautiful and interesting butterfly which was once seen only in the south of England but which is now common throughout England and Wales.
October 25, 2013

Red admiral

The Red admiral (Vanessa atalanta) is one of the most stunning butterflies seen in the UK and is a member of the ‘Aristocrat’ family of butterflies. […]
October 25, 2013
Peacock butterfly

Peacock butterfly

The Peacock butterfly (Inachis io) is one of the most easy to recognise with its large eye like coloured makings. It is one of the ‘Aristicrat’ […]