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by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3088
Views: 140389

Re: Wurzel

Cheers Goldie :D The best thing about painting is once it's done you don't have to face it for at least another 12 months :shock: It seems that butterflies do have a certain amount of taste :D Cheers Greenie :D Thanks for the ID and confirmation, something to store away until next year :D Cheers Nei...
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Brimstone
Topic: Brimstone - Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 218

Re: Brimstone - Favourite Photo of 2017

Brimstone This was taken at a newish site for me; the Lavender Farm at Landford. It's my favourite mainly because because of the way the light caught the wings revealing the hair/scaliness of them and also showing up the nicely contrasting purple 'nicks' along the wing margins. The other reason it t...
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Adonis Blue
Topic: Adonis Blue - Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 175

Re: Adonis Blue - Favourite Photo of 2017

Adonis Blue This my first Favorite Photo posting is of a female from the second brood and was taken at Martin Down. I was lucky enough to see Adonis from both broods at a couple of different sites this year but this one stood out over all others because of the freshness, the pristine margins with th...
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Chalkhill Blue
Topic: Chalkhill Blue - Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 52

Chalkhill Blue - Favourite Photo of 2017

Chalkhill Blue - Favourite Photo of 2017 So the Favourite Photo enters round 2! Please could I ask that everyone waits until a topic has been opened by me for a particular species before posting photos? Of course our overseas members are very welcome to fill in the obvious gaps relating to rare UK m...
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Brown Hairstreak
Topic: Brown Hairstreak - Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 40

Brown Hairstreak - Favourite Photo of 2017

Brown Hairstreak - Favourite Photo of 2017 So the Favourite Photo enters round 2! Please could I ask that everyone waits until a topic has been opened by me for a particular species before posting photos? Of course our overseas members are very welcome to fill in the obvious gaps relating to rare UK...
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Brown Argus
Topic: Brown Argus - Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 51

Brown Argus - Favourite Photo of 2017

Brown Argus - Favourite Photo of 2017 So the Favourite Photo enters round 2! Please could I ask that everyone waits until a topic has been opened by me for a particular species before posting photos? Of course our overseas members are very welcome to fill in the obvious gaps relating to rare UK migr...
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Bugboys mission
Replies: 1475
Views: 31926

Re: Bugboys mission

A few :mrgreen: :mrgreen: for the Cloudies but that female blue is a real gem, dazzling :D :mrgreen:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: millerd
Replies: 1983
Views: 38043

Re: millerd

A 'blue badger' Red Admiral - not to be sneezed at :mrgreen: and I definitely think the name is a keeper :lol:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Trevor
Replies: 1641
Views: 32773

Re: Trevor

That first shot is a real cracker Trevor, so sharp :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Still no Cloudy for me and today I made the mistake of believing the weather report...not doing that again in a hurry :(

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3088
Views: 140389

Re: Wurzel

Cheers Dave :D I don't know what was happening there that day as I've only ever seen one, maybe tow, butterflies in that section of garden before now and nowhere near the number that I did :D Cheers Bugboy :D Thanks for the ID, once you know what to look for it's gets much easier :D Have a goodun Wu...
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Neil Freeman
Replies: 2191
Views: 88840

Re: Neil Freeman

Good luck over the weekend Neil :D Interesting to see the two colour forms, do they show a preference for different feed sources to match their colouration?

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Goldie M
Replies: 1866
Views: 37007

Re: Goldie M

Great nectaring shots and a real pleasure to see a Brimstone at this time of year :D

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Trevor
Replies: 1641
Views: 32773

Re: Trevor

As I've never seen a Helice it's definitely worth a few of these bad boys :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :D Good to seethe butterflies still out and about in Wiltshire, I've seen a few fluttering over the roads but never when I've been stopped, still maybe this weekend... :wink:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: millerd
Replies: 1983
Views: 38043

Re: millerd

Fantastic set of images Dave but the highlight has to be the Holly Blue, your specialism :D :mrgreen:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3088
Views: 140389

Re: Wurzel

Kingston Lacey Part 2 After I’d caught up with the conversation and whilst the adults tea and the girls ran riot on the mini tractors I nipped off to the allotments and the drainage pond just beyond it. There were even more whites fluttering around here and there must have been a fecund female as 6 ...
by Wurzel
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: essex buzzard
Replies: 1215
Views: 25990

Re: essex buzzard

10 Species for October is a very haul Essex, and those Cloudies are the icing on the cake :D :mrgreen:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: millerd
Replies: 1983
Views: 38043

Re: millerd

That is a really interesting looking Red Admiral Dave :D I wonder what caused that - if she's female could she be gravid and fit to burst?

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Goldie M
Replies: 1866
Views: 37007

Re: Goldie M

Great set of shots again Goldie :D Do you think that if I started the 'Favourite thread' later next year it could extend the season? definitely worth a try :wink:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3088
Views: 140389

Re: Wurzel

Kingston Lacey 13-08-2017 Over the next couple of week I spent almost every waking hour (well maybe not quite that much but it certainly felt that way) finishing up the paint work on the house and getting various bits and pieces sorted out ready for the arrival of my sister, brother in-law and my ni...
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: millerd
Replies: 1983
Views: 38043

Re: millerd

Red Admirals seem to be doing really well this year Dave and you're seeing some especially nice ones, the first shows the extension of blue up the inner margin of the wing :D :mrgreen:

Have a goodun

Wurzel

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