Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Orange encounter at Heyshott

A sunny morning on the coast forced me out and Heyshott Down seemed a good choice. As I walked along the path a male Orange Tip caught my attention, and I was full alert when it met a female. 
I caught the male in the air and hovering around the female, then the action started:

Afterwards the lady rested

The Duke of Burgundy count for the day was eight with Bob Eade’s help 
I found one at a new westerly location where none had been recorded before, which was satisfying.
A pair of buzzards wheeled overhead and I spotted a sizeable black creature disappearing into the trees…

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