Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Cerne Abbas and Durlston Country Park

 The butterfly season is moving on so yesterday we went to Cerne and found the Duke of Burgundy and today we went to Durlston Country Park, saw a few different species of butterflies; Adonis Blue, Small Blue, Green Hairstreak, Speckled Wood, Large White.    

Duke of Burgundy

Dingy Skipper

Cuckoo Flower or Lady's Smock

Isle of  White from Durlston Country Park

Wild Gladioli

Early Purple Orchid

Horseshoe Vetch


Richard Pegler said...

WOW, Lin - never seen a Duke of Burgundy Fritillary! What a marvellous butterfly.

Your flower images are beautiful too.

Best wishes - - - Richard

Roy Norris said...

The Duke. That is really special Lyn.

Roy Norris said...

Forgot to say I was at the Giant's viewing car park that same morning.
Didn't stop long enough to go butterfly hunting though.{:))

Linda Yarrow said...

Thankyou Richard and Roy. That would have been amazing if we had bumped into each other that morning Roy, the world can be surprisingly small.