The end of the butterfly season approaches

A Dartmoor blog

Well I’m now back from the Isles of Scilly and it looks like the first autumnal storms are around the corner. Here then are a few butterfly photos from the Isles of Scilly last week.

PeacockA glorious peacock – photographed on St Agnes on Thursday

Red admiralA red admiral on flowering ivy on St Mary’s

Small tortoiseshellA small tortoiseshell sharing a buddleja with a buff tailed bumblebee

Holly blueA holly blue

Common blueA female common blue

Clouded yellowAnd finally a helice (or pale form) clouded yellow from St Mary’s

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