Saturday, August 06, 2011

Red Admiral

About this time last year, I spotted a Silver-washed Fritillary butterfly around Bishop's Wood near Caswell Bay on the Gower Peninsula. I've been there several times during the last month, hoping to find one or more of this species, but have only had two sightings - one on Wednesday, and one on Friday. Both individuals were elusive, so I didn't manage any pictures, but I did obtain these shots of a Red Admiral today, feeding on Hemp Agrimony: