Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Butterflies on cowslip meadow

I visited Kithurst meadow this morning and was delighted to see 9 species of butterflies: Peacock, Speckled Wood, Orange-tip, Dingy Skipper, Holly Blue, Common Blue female, Brown Argus, Small Heath and Small Blue. The cowslips were wonderful.

Brown Argus, Aricia agestis

Common Blue female, Polyommatus icarus


Dingy Skipper, Erynnis tages

Forget-me-nots, Myosotis species 

Peacock, Inachis io

Small Blue, Cupido minimus

Small Heath, Coenonympha pamphilus

Wood Violet, Viola riviniana

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