Monday, August 18, 2014

Honorary Butterfly

By the powers invested in me I hereby declare the Bee-eater an honorary butterfly, and am entering it for Butterfly of the Year 2014.  It is almost as amazing as the Purple Emperor, almost.  It is good to have an insectiverous butterfly.

Here's two of the eight or so currently breeding on the Isle of Wight (photo by courtesy of Andy Butler, IOW naturalist and Servant of the Glanville Fritillary) -

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