Brushes and Butterflies

Tuesday, June 18th 2013

Volunteers arrived to bright sunshine this morning, perfect for sprucing up the verandahs at the front and back of the Field Centre.  Once cleaned a fresh coat of paint was applied.

The back garden fence was also given a much needed new lick of paint.

The weekly butterfly survey turned up good results with the first Wall and Large Skipper recorded.  The bright markings of the Wall could sometimes cause it to be mistaken for a fritillary, but its rapid dancing flight, interspersed with glides and rests on the ground is characteristic.

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