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:

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