Monday, August 8, 2016


Two eggs, apparently of the same age, on the same leaf:

Around the woods, first instar larvae are setting out on the great adventure. I am naming the 2016-7 brood after South Park characters. This is Kenny, replete with hoody in the form of his half-eaten egg:

This is Stan's Mum the day before she hatched:

Females are still actively laying. Here is one taking a pause on a hazel leaf:


1 comment:

dennis said...

may I have your e mail Guy? I would like to have a discussion with you.
I lived in Switzerland for 22 years, breeding iris near Basel.
Dennis Dell