July

 July 2020

Furcula furcula
Furcula furcula

Sallow Kitten, Gubblecote, 30 July, and the next 4 photos

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Furcula furcula
Furcula furcula

Sallow Kitten, enjoying a spot of sunshine, 30 July

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Idaea dimidiata
Idaea dimidiata

Single-dotted Wave, 30 July

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Photedes minima
Photedes minima

Small Dotted Buff, 30 July

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Thalpophila matura
Thalpophila matura

Straw Underwing, 30 July

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Meganola albula
Meganola albula

Kent Black Arches, a small (c10mm) and rare visitor to Hertfordshire, at Gubblecote, 24 July

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Eremobia ochroleuca
Eremobia ochroleuca

Dusky Sallow, 24 July

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Ivinghoe Beacon
Ivinghoe Beacon

Bucks, the flowery hillside down from the trig point, 17 July afternoon, and the next three shots

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Lysandra coridon
Lysandra coridon

Chalk-hill Blue, male

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Lysandra coridon
Lysandra coridon

a different male

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Lysandra coridon
Lysandra coridon

male underside

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Ochlodes sylvanus
Ochlodes sylvanus

Large Skippers, male central, female top right, Bernwood Forest, Bucks, and the following 10 photos, the morning of 17 July

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Polygonia c-album
Polygonia c-album

Comma

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Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

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Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock

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Pyronia tithonus
Pyronia tithonus

Gatekeeper, female

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Pyronia tithonus
Pyronia tithonus

Gatekeeper, female, living dangerously right next to a crab spider victim, the Ringlet

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Pyronia tithonus
Pyronia tithonus

Gatekeeper, male

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Pyronia tithonus
Pyronia tithonus

Gatekeeper, male

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Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia

Silver-washed Fritillary, female, hinting at form valesina

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Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia

the same insect

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Gonepteryx rhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni

Brimstone, female

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Cryphia algae
Cryphia algae

Tree-lichen Beauty, a rare migrant, the 'moth catch of the year', Gubblecote, 17 July

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Apamea ophiogramma
Apamea ophiogramma

Double Lobed, Gubblecote, 17 July

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Craniophora ligustri
Craniophora ligustri

Coronet, Gubblecote, 17 July

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Craniophora ligustri
Craniophora ligustri

Coronet

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Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock butterfly pupa, Gubblecote, 14 July

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Aglais io
Aglais io

the same Peacock pupa

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Aglais io
Aglais io

a greener colour form of a Peacock pupa

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Crocallis elinguaria
Crocallis elinguaria

Scalloped Oak, Gubblecote, 12 July

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Mythimna conigera
Mythimna conigera

Brown-line Bright-eye, Gubblecote, 12 July

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Oligia fasciuncula
Oligia fasciuncula

Middle-barred Minor, day-flying, Haweswater, Lake District, 6 July

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Haweswater
Haweswater

southern shore, east-central Lake District, Cumbria, 6 July

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Kidsty How and Pike, far left
Kidsty How and Pike, far left

a 1,600' climb to one of the sites for Mountain Ringlet

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Haweswater
Haweswater
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Haweswater from near Kidsty Pike
Haweswater from near Kidsty Pike
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Kidsty Pike
Kidsty Pike
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Haweswater
Haweswater

from the summit of Kidsty Pike

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Coenonympha pamphilus
Coenonympha pamphilus

Small Heath, White Scar, Whitbarrow, 7 July

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White Scar
White Scar

on an overcast and drizzly afternoon

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