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Old Saturday 29th August 2015, 11:13   #1
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Speckled Wood Butterflie.

I photographed this butterflie in my back garden, its one of the very few I have Seen in my garden this year, the colour of this Butterflie always reminds me of Chocolate and the Cream spots of Cream in a cake, chocolate sponge or Somewhere in between, I love the different tones of colour in Butterflies in General its amazeing what you can see, The photo was taken on Saturday 29th Of august 2015 just after 11am in the morning.
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Old Saturday 29th August 2015, 19:36   #2
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Lovely photos I remember seeing my first Speckled Wood just four years ago and even now I always get excited when I see one
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Thanks Gill, Yes they are pleaseing on the eye and often settle if you see one in flight in your garden.
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Hi

A lovely Butterfly did you know in Europe they have a different colour

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I can't say I had seen one until 4 or 5 years ago either, but they seem to be much more common now, and we get a few in the garden every year, and even one in the house a couple of weeks ago. There were perhaps a 100 or more of them at the St Mary's Nature Reserve in Whitley Bay a couple of weekends ago, too. An amazing sight.
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Wow! That's quite a large number Lazza Perhaps shows how successful they've become as they've spread

I had one turn up on my allotment last Friday, 2nd October I don't just grow vegetables but also have a huge flower bed planted up with various nectar-rich flowers to attract bees, butterflies and other insects.
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