Thursday, 1 July 2010

1st July, 2010 Southwater Wood

Went to Southwater Wood with Doreen to look for butterflies and had an excellent morning with the following being seen: 1 male Purple Emperor, 10+ White Admirals, 15+ Silver Washed Fritillaries including 1 interesting aberration, 1 Marbled White, 5 Large Skippers, 3 Small Skippers and many Meadow Browns. Also 1 Garden Warbler seen.

View of the Butterfly ride.

Large Skipper

Purple Emperor (male).

White Admiral

Silver Washed Fritillary

Aberration of the Silver Washed Fritillary