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Sunday, 10 June 2012

Small Copper

Seen on Soil Hill this morning at approx 0855 hrs - my first this year. The only other Butterfly fluttered by and I couldn't nail the id. but it looked very much Tortoiseshell ish.

1 comment:

  1. Well done to get a pic of a very active little butterfly.

    It's on one of its favoured larval food plants - Common Sorrel.

    I believe it can also lay on dock.

    We are having a talk in July by Brian Cain about raising butterflies from their eggs or larva. Details on this blog.