Spring Butterflies

The recent warm spring weather has brought the butterflies out…..

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Peacock feeding on Dandelion

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Comma

Both the Peacock (Aglais io) and the Comma (Polygonia c-album) are amongst the relatively few British butterfly species that hibernate, and these will have been overwintering individuals recently emerging in the warm weather.

Thanks to Nic Cairns for the photos, taken at the St.Anns Allotments.

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