Thursday, 24 July 2008

Thursday 24th July

Is this female Ruddy Darter? Seen on East malling Research Station site today with good numbers of butterflies including Red Admiral, Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood, Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper, Large White and Skipper sp.


Greenie said...

Adam ,
Answer no on your Ruddy Darter question , on two counts .
Abdomen not waisted . Legs not black . Yellow streaks on photographed Darter's legs - female Common.

Simon said...

Great photo Adam, and some very good butterfly records - pleased to hear that you saw a S.Tortoiseshell.

Steve said...

Looks like a Common D to me Adam