Butterflies@Barbary Castle

We had a really good walk around the Barbary Castle area with The Marlborough Downs: A Space For Nature group looking for butterflies and moths.   Butterflies included: Small & Essex skipper; Small tortoiseshell; Red admiral; Small & Chalkhill blue; Marbled white; Meadow brown and Ringlet.  Plus Five & Six spot burnet moths.

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Butterflies of the Ridgeway

Our walk on the historic Ridgeway in Wiltshire was pleasantly interrupted by Marbled Whites, Ringlets and Small Skippers.  Plus – a whole host of other flying beasts that didn’t want their pictures taken.