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First butterfly of the year!

B3B3 Posts: 18,774

A greeny yellow job.

Spring  is really sprungimage

In London. Keen but lazy.


  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,160

    That'll be  a Brimstone, they're always early. Seen my firsttoday and a Small Tortoiseshell.

    SPRING image

  • B3B3 Posts: 18,774


    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Mark56Mark56 Windsor, BerkshirePosts: 1,653

    Saw my first Brimstone too! & quite a few bees which is a promising start

  • B3B3 Posts: 18,774

    Beeless so far here. I'm expecting them when the pulmonaria comes out properly

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 72,085

    I've just seen a brimstone. image

    and yesterday I saw my second tortoiseshell of the year !

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 7,535

    I've just seen a bright orange one 

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  • B3B3 Posts: 18,774


    One bee one ladybird and the neighbours are out having the first chimps' tea party of the year.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • I saw a red one from my car a couple of weeks ago, not for long enough to be able to see species tho!

    (I didn't hit it, I was at traffic lights and it fluttered by)

  • B3B3 Posts: 18,774

    Looks like you're the winner so far Steve

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Bonus of being this far South I suspect!

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