Dinner for two?
I like to leave some apples under the tree for nature to enjoy. Blackbirds and thrushes enjoy a rotting apple, and so does my dog! But yesterday in the autumn sunshine it was the butterflies that were making the most of it. And hundreds of Green Bottle flies too.
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Underwing of a Red Admiral
Most often known for its striking red, black and white colour, the underside of teh Red Admiral butterfly is equally beautiful.
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It’s nearly the middle of October and Summer is still lingering.
The weather is mild, there are flowers in the hedgerows and we’ve still got dozens of House Martins flying overhead. And this afternoon, a Red Admiral and a Comma danced around the garden… Haven’t they heard? Summer’s over…