Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Sprung



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  1. Great shot of hte butterflies, or are they moths?

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    1. Thanks Bill, the one on top (male?) was vibrating its wing-tips very rapidly. These are small tortoiseshell butterflies who share half their latin name with the larval food plant, nettles (Urtica). They overwinter as adults so you see them flying in the first days of spring.

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