Butterflies in the Brattleby area


Clouded Yellow wingspan 52-58mm

Photo by John Dawson

Clouded Yellow wingspan 52-58mm




















This a pretty rare sighting of the Clouded Yellow butterfly.

John Dawson wrote:

I have contributed to the big butterfly count run by Butterfly Conservation during July and August 2013 and have been amazed that I have spotted 20 species whilst out walking my dogs around Brattleby. I have managed to photograph all 20 species including BrownArgus, Small Copper, Common Blue and Speckled Wood not regularly seen in gardens.

The big butterfly count has begone (19 July 2014:

For results please check the website below

http://www.bigbutterflycount.org/results

More information
http://butterfly-conservation-news.org/DGT-2LXE4-B6B75AHS18/cr.aspx

(please copy and paste the address in your browser)

See the gallery below for the pictures.
There is another webpage for the moths spotted in the Brattleby area.

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For more information see:

Butterfly-conservation.org