I saw the first one of the season yesterday, and what a delightful sight it was: a flash of iridescent coppery-orange and brown, flitting quickly from plant to plant. This specimen would have emerged from its long winter hibernation, spent as a larvae, in a silken shelter on one of its food plants: dock and sorrel. I don't see many of them in this area, which makes a glimpse even more special.
- I live in North Wales and spend my time caring for animals, walking in the countryside, photographing nature and reading. I hope to share, in photographs and words, some of the beauty that I see. If you enjoy the photographs on this blog then you might like to take a look at my Flickr photostream. View my complete profile for links to both of my blogs.