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by Wurzel
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Andrew555
Replies: 7
Views: 80

Re: Andrew555

Some great stuff to start with Andrew, looking forward to future postings :D

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3090
Views: 140564

Re: Wurzel

Sixpenny Handley 14-08-2917 To make the most of my sister’s visit we headed back out to Sixpenny Handley the very next day. As always I took my camera but I almost needn’t have bothered as the weather was decided inclement. Here we were in August and it was cool enough that a jumper was comfortable ...
by Wurzel
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Goldie M
Replies: 1869
Views: 37134

Re: Goldie M

"with the Hurricane coming this way we decided to cut the Butterfly bushes down , it didn't put the BF's off, they were on the Boules Mauve instead " - you can't keep a good butterfly down :D :lol:

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: millerd
Replies: 1987
Views: 38133

Re: millerd

That is an impressive tally indeed Dave, you must live in a pretty good microclimate bubble :D :mrgreen: Hopefully there may still be a few days of butterflying left this season, fingers crossed :?

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Trevor
Replies: 1643
Views: 32966

Re: Trevor

I saw a Brimstone on Monday afternoon as well Trevor, there must have been something in the air that day - smoke from Portugal? :? That is a lovely marked Specklie especially at this time of year :D

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: essex buzzard
Replies: 1216
Views: 26059

Re: essex buzzard

Great set of Coppers and Cloudies Essex and a really lovely dark painted Lady :D

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3090
Views: 140564

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: 12
Views: 256

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: 184

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: 9
Views: 107

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: 8
Views: 128

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: 11
Views: 117

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: 1477
Views: 32112

Re: Bugboys mission

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

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: millerd
Replies: 1987
Views: 38133

Re: millerd

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

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Trevor
Replies: 1643
Views: 32966

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 :(

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3090
Views: 140564

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: 88954

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?

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Goldie M
Replies: 1869
Views: 37134

Re: Goldie M

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

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Trevor
Replies: 1643
Views: 32966

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:

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: millerd
Replies: 1987
Views: 38133

Re: millerd

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

Have a goodun

Wurzel

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