It was Freya who suggested a picnic at our old favourite, Strumpshaw Fen, on Sunday - as long as she could take her magnifying glass with her?! While it was warm in the sun it was still pretty cold in the shade so I didn't really expect to see much but almost everywhere we were … Continue reading A Picnic With The Butterflies At Strumpshaw Fen, Norfolk.
Foxley Wood provided something for everyone yesterday - my first (second and third) butterfly spot of the year, some sunshine for Mark and many muddy puddles (and the odd stick) for Freya. I was so excited to see butterflies again. As well as the comma we also saw a peacock and lots of very … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – April 8th, 2018.
Our third year of butterfly hunting has got off to a great start, with several new ones ticked off our list already. Sadly, though, in general it seems these are worrying times for UK butterflies, which suffered their fourth worst year on record in 2016. According to the charity Butterfly Conservation: "A mild winter followed by a cold spring … Continue reading My Sunday (Ok, Saturday) Photo – April 15th, 2017.