June 

June 2020

Sphinx ligustri
Sphinx ligustri

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

Sphinx ligustri
Sphinx ligustri

Privet Hawk

Idaea aversata
Idaea aversata

Riband Wave

Apeira syringaria
Apeira syringaria

Lilac Beauty

Idaea trigeminata
Idaea trigeminata

Treble Brown Spot

Hecatera bicolorata
Hecatera bicolorata

Broad-barred White

Anthocharis cardamines
Anthocharis cardamines

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

Anthocharis cardamines
Anthocharis cardamines

the green form of an orange-tip pupa

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

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

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

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

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor

Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White, female

Aphantopus hyperantus
Aphantopus hyperantus

Ringlet

Aphantopus hyperantus
Aphantopus hyperantus

Ringlet

Limenitis camilla
Limenitis camilla

White Admiral

Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia

Silver-washed Fritillaries, both male

Idaea vulpinaria
Idaea vulpinaria

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

Leucoma salicis
Leucoma salicis

White Satin

Leucoma salicis
Leucoma salicis

White Satin

Agrotis clavis
Agrotis clavis

Heart and Club, dark form

Plemyria rubiginata rubiginata
Plemyria rubiginata rubiginata

Blue-bordered Carpet

Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae

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

Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae

Small Tortoiseshells

Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White

Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White

Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White

Melanargia galathea
Melanargia galathea

Marbled White, female

Limenitis camilla
Limenitis camilla

White Admiral, taken at some distance

Maniola jurtina
Maniola jurtina

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

Thymelicus sylvestris
Thymelicus sylvestris

Small Skipper

Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria

Speckled Wood

Maniola jurtina
Maniola jurtina

Meadow Brown, female

Deilephila elpenor
Deilephila elpenor

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

Deilephila elpenor
Deilephila elpenor

Elephant Hawk

Agrotis clavis
Agrotis clavis

Heart and Club

Agrotis clavis
Agrotis clavis

Heart and Club

Agrotis segetum
Agrotis segetum

Turnip

Idaea fuscovenosa
Idaea fuscovenosa

Dwarf Cream Wave

Abrostola triplasia
Abrostola triplasia

Spectacle

Chloroclysta truncata
Chloroclysta truncata

Common Marbled Carpet

Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Peribatodes rhomboidaria

Willow Beauty

Apamea anceps
Apamea anceps

Large Nutmeg

Rivula sericealis
Rivula sericealis

Straw Dot

Steps Hill
Steps Hill

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

Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus

Common Blues, female on the right

Aricia agestis
Aricia agestis

Brown Argus

Ochlodes sylvanus
Ochlodes sylvanus

Large Skipper, female