Saturday, 1 August 2020

Wenlock Edge - on the Wall

I had previously seen Wall butterfly before in the County but only record shots had come my way. That was all about to change on finding a particularly 'sort of friendly' male on Wenlock Edge!

Here goes with some resting shots of the closed wings, a lovely mix of patterns and colour...

Resting shots of the upperwing were eventually achieved with a bit of scrambling!

I was hoping for some feeding activity and these took the longest to achieve! I'm not sure that thye bright yellow of Ragwort works with the brown of Wall!

But Scabious works!

And Knapweed too! Just managed to catch a touch of iridescence in the upper forewing  - quite a bonus!

Another job in the Butterfly world done!