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Butterfly Release

I've just let the first butterfly out of the house into the sunshine. The first of many that have over-wintered in the house.


  • AlieshAliesh Posts: 179

    that's amazing how lucky you are to have them spend the winter in your house !

    i had a ladybird the other day when i was spring cleaning and giving my windows a good clean, think it came out of the window vent.

  • Simon KnottSimon Knott Posts: 115

    My daughter reared and released butterflies a couple of years ago.  Here is a link to the video of the release.


  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286

    Really charming Simon, I did a batch of Small Tortoiseshell butterflies when I was a kid. Nettle leaf in a sweet jar. image

  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    I'm currently (well not today in this weather  image) letting lacewings out of the shed and have a couple hiding in the spare bedroom, and they haven't paid any board for Winter lodgings image

    Runny I remember the B/fly on your wall image Not sure about moth. 

  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114
    As an update on my released butterfly. The next day when the weather got bad, it was battering on the door to get back in!
  • Simon KnottSimon Knott Posts: 115

    GemmJF thanks for your kind comments too. My daughter really enjoyed doing them.

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