Tag Archives: Butterflies

Sunday Picture Post: Suffolk Colours

We had done this walk before. Bus to Lowestoft, bus out to Oulton Village, then walk by greenways and the occasional backroads to Hopton and bus back home. 10 miles. We were expecting to find loads of fungi. These “tufts” … Continue reading

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She Does Not Weave

She does not weave and neither does she spin… or in more modern words, she doesn’t wear makeup and fancy clothes. Yet her beauty is undeniable. Natural Beauty: one of the titles in #2019picoftheweek challenge. For details see MariaAntonia

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Sunday Picture Post: Winging It

From dragons… to damsels… to butterflies that strike arrogant poses… and those that try to hide… We walked from Oulton Village (north Lowestoft) via Flixton Marshes, Somerleyton, Ashby and Lound to Hopton. So many butterflies, so many great shots, it … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Butterflies and Blackberries

A meadow brown butterfly rests upon a head of unripe blackberries, a perfect blend of colours. And the meadow brown as more often seen: at rest in a meadow.

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Friday Fauna: The Painted Lady

Poised, ready for flight, this Painted Lady butterfly frequents hogweed, which on Monday’s walk we found in abundance. So, too, the butterflies. And this one obliged by holding still.

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Of Brimstone and Butterflies

‘Oh wow!’ exclaimed the camera-cluttered photographer, ‘how am I ever to capture this?’ With his camera setting changed to “burst”—what more could he do—he followed the mercurial mating dance of the brimstone butterfly. 38 words Written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing … Continue reading

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Arrested Motion

Last week I featured two butterflies and remarked that the restless flutterers tend only to pose with wings displayed for the patient photographer in the early morning in early season and on a warm day. This first photo shows an … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Fluttering By

While I usually feature flowers, recently East Anglia has enjoyed what I call Butterfly Weather. See how they settle with wings outstretched to soak up the sun, an invitation to my camera. This little beastie inconveniently settled upside down. No … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Flauna

Flauna: A photo featuring both flora and fauna I like the nectar of the harmless dead-nettles too. Just tweak out a flower and nibble the base of the sweet nectar-holding tube. Yum. Makes a walk doubly pleasing. (A word of … Continue reading

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My Butterfly Collection

As summer slides into autumn, and winter winds precociously rattle my bones, a look at the butterflies who obligingly posed for my camera these past few months . . . That’s all folks. Not the complete collection, but perhaps the … Continue reading

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