Some more.No.1 Swallowtail, I took this in Norfolk but the reason I have included it here is that there was a Swallowtail reported in Nacton a few years ago.No.2Red AdmiralNo.3 Silver Studded Blue (Male)No.4 Green Veined White (Female)No.5 GatekeeperNo.6 Comma
No.1 Peac0ckNo.2 Speckled WoodNo.3 Speckled Wood.No.4 Green HairstreakNo.5 Female Orange TipNo.6 Brown ArgusNo.7 Brown Argus.
No.1 Meadow BrownNo.2 " " .No.3 White Admiral feeding on brambleNo.4 White AdmiralNo.5 Brimstone FemaleNo.6 Brimstone Male No.7 RingletNo.8 Ringlets matingNo.9 Silver Studed Blues up to the same game.No.10 Small Copper
This next batch of photograph's are not from Sunny Suffolk I took them just over the border in Essex. The reason I have included them is you might find one in Suffolk and if you do please let someone know like your local Museum as they are so rare. There were one or two recorded in Suffolk before 1970 so you might be lucky. The Butterfly we are talking about is the HEATH FRITILLARY. There are a couple of sites in Essex and Kent also the same around Devon and Cornwall and that is it for all of Britian. The one thing you must have for this Butterfly is the wildflower called Cow Wheat as it is this flower the female lays her eggs on and the caterpillar eats, so if you find some Cow Wheat plants then keep an eye on them.I have included a picture of Cow Wheat after the Butterflies.No.1 The Heath FritillaryNo 2 A Side viewNo.3 A pair about to mate the female is at the topNo.4 looking from underneath the ButterflyNo.5 Cow Wheat an essential if you want to find this Butterfly.