June 

June 2020

Sphinx ligustri
Sphinx ligustri

Privet Hawk, Gubblecote, 27 June, and the following 7 photos

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Sphinx ligustri
Sphinx ligustri

Privet Hawk

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Idaea aversata
Idaea aversata

Riband Wave

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Apeira syringaria
Apeira syringaria

Lilac Beauty

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Idaea trigeminata
Idaea trigeminata

Treble Brown Spot

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Hecatera bicolorata
Hecatera bicolorata

Broad-barred White

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Anthocharis cardamines
Anthocharis cardamines

Orange-tip butterfly pupa, the 'usual' buff-coloured form

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Anthocharis cardamines
Anthocharis cardamines

the green form of an orange-tip pupa

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Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor, Bernwood Forest, Bucks, 24 June, and the next 10 photos

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Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor, the same insect but with the sun causing iridescence

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Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor

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Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

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Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

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Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

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Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White, female

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Aphantopus hyperantus
Aphantopus hyperantus

Ringlet

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Aphantopus hyperantus
Aphantopus hyperantus

Ringlet

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Limenitis camilla
Limenitis camilla

White Admiral

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Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia

Silver-washed Fritillaries, both male

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Idaea vulpinaria
Idaea vulpinaria

Least Carpet, Gubblecote, 17 June, and the next 4 shots

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Leucoma salicis
Leucoma salicis

White Satin

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Leucoma salicis
Leucoma salicis

White Satin

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Agrotis clavis
Agrotis clavis

Heart and Club, dark form

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Plemyria rubiginata rubiginata
Plemyria rubiginata rubiginata

Blue-bordered Carpet

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Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae

Small Tortoiseshell, Finemere Wood, Bucks, 15 June, and the following 6 photos

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Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae

Small Tortoiseshells

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Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White

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Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White

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Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White

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Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White, female

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Limenitis camilla
Limenitis camilla

White Admiral, taken at some distance

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Maniola jurtina
Maniola jurtina

Meadow Brown, male, Greatmoor, Bucks, 17 June, and the next 3 images

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Thymelicus sylvestris
Thymelicus sylvestris

Small Skipper

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Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria

Speckled Wood

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Maniola jurtina
Maniola jurtina

Meadow Brown, female

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Deilephila elpenor
Deilephila elpenor

Elephant Hawk, Gubblecote, 10 June, and the next 10 photos

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Deilephila elpenor
Deilephila elpenor

Elephant Hawk

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Agrotis clavis
Agrotis clavis

Heart and Club

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Agrotis clavis
Agrotis clavis

Heart and Club

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Agrotis segetum
Agrotis segetum

Turnip

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Idaea fuscovenosa
Idaea fuscovenosa

Dwarf Cream Wave

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Abrostola triplasia
Abrostola triplasia

Spectacle

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Chloroclysta truncata
Chloroclysta truncata

Common Marbled Carpet

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Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Peribatodes rhomboidaria

Willow Beauty

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Apamea anceps
Apamea anceps

Large Nutmeg

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Rivula sericealis
Rivula sericealis

Straw Dot

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Steps Hill
Steps Hill

Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks, 2 June, and the following 6 shots

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Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus

Common Blues, female on the right

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Aricia agestis
Aricia agestis

Brown Argus

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Ochlodes sylvanus
Ochlodes sylvanus

Large Skipper, female

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