2016 was a dire year for butterflies. I am hoping that this warm dry Spring means that they are having a better time this year – the lack of rain that is such bad news for the 200 new trees that we have planted will hopefully be having its compensations elsewhere.
The Marbled White, an iconic Summer butterfly here, is surely just about to emerge but, until it does, here are some that have already appeared:
And some day-flying moths:
Looking forward to seeing what else turns up as the Summer goes on.