A short visit to several locations in Dorset with David Dennis in late July 2019

Gonepteryx rhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni

Brimstone, female on bramble blossom at Bentley Wood on 23 July - and the next 9 photos

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Bentley Wood
Bentley Wood

forest track

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Thecla betulae
Thecla betulae

Purple Hairstreak on Hemp Agrimony

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Thecla betulae
Thecla betulae

Purple Hairstreak

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Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock

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Bentley Wood
Bentley Wood

open woodland

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Aphantopus hyperantus
Aphantopus hyperantus

Ringlet

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Gonepteryx rhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni

Brimstone, male

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Satyrium w-album
Satyrium w-album

White-letter Hairstreak

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Argynnis aglaja
Argynnis aglaja

Dark Green Fritillary

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Alner's Gorse
Alner's Gorse

main location, 24 July

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Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia

Silver-washed Fritillary, female at Alner's Gorse

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Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia

the same insect as shown in the previous photo

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Alner's Gorse
Alner's Gorse

the flowery bottom meadow

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Alner's Gorse
Alner's Gorse

and again

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Piddles Wood
Piddles Wood

later in the day on 24 July

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Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia

Silver-washed Fritillary, male, at Piddles Wood

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Pyronia tithonia
Pyronia tithonia

Gatekeeper, female, Piddles Wood

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Coenonympha pamphilus
Coenonympha pamphilus

Small Heath, Winfrith Heath, 25 July

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Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral, also at Winfrith Heath

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Lulworth Cove
Lulworth Cove

viewed from Bindon Hill, late morning on 25 July, plus the next 9 photos

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Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, Bindon Hill, Lulworth

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Lasiommata megera
Lasiommata megera

Wall, male

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Thymelicus acteon
Thymelicus acteon

Lulworth Skipper, female

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Thymelicus acteon
Thymelicus acteon

Lulworth skippers on 'their small site' at Bindon Hill

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Aricia agestis
Aricia agestis

Brown Argus

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Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White

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Pyronia tithonus
Pyronia tithonus

Gatekeepers 'in cop'

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Pyronia tithonus
Pyronia tithonus

Gatekeeper

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Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper on Ragwort

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