Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Sammy's Point Beauties

All pics on this post (c) 2009 Marcus Conway
Juvenile Cuckoo squelching caterpillar on barbed wire
If you look carefully you can see flecks of liquid leaving the caterpillar
left click on pic for more detail
Brown Argus - Thanks to Sean Clough for confirming ID
Common Blue
Small Copper
Small Copper
Small Heath
Ruddy Darter
Here's a selction of Marcus Conway's photos taken at Sammy's Point on Sunday afternoon. In addition to the species shown there were also Painted Ladies, Peacocks, Small Tortoiseshells, Wall Browns, and Large and Small Whites. The most unusual insect of the day was the Broad-Bodied Chaser - see previous post.

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