Readers’ wildlife photos

July 13, 2018 • 7:30 am

Reader Mark Jones sent us some lovely photos of butterflies. His notes and IDs are indented:

A few butterflies from the Sussex countryside:

Eurasian White Admiral (Limenitis camilla):

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus):

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni) feeding:

Marbled White (Melanargia galathea) on a Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) I think:

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris) on a Dandelion (Taraxacum) seed head:

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina) on another thistle:

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus), two photos:

Another Ringlet:

Another Meadow Brown:

9 thoughts on “Readers’ wildlife photos

  1. These are lovely!

    I think the meadow brown is the strongest as a piece of art… yes…

    Good work

  2. There do seem to be less butterflies this summer, amybe there’s just less to attract them as mown lawns offer no nourishment.

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