Old Dog

peacock
gatekeeper
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A Gatekeeper, Pyronia tithonus, a girl down from the moor.
I am gradually acquiring a very basic reper­toire of common butter­flies. So far, this year I have learned 5 new tricks. Good dog.

peacock
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Almost as numerous as the Red Admirals — the Peacock, Inachis io.
It’s not nick-named the butterfly bush for nothing … Jeez.

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A Small Tortoise­shell, Aglais urticae and then lastly a Speckled Wood, Pararge aegeria, up from the valley.

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Luxuri­ating in a beautiful echo of summer down here.

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