Tag Archives: Brimstone

2015 Butterfly Report

Example of a double page spread from the report

You can find out how the butterflies of Dorset fared during 2015 from our Annual Butterfly Report, available on our Butterfly Reports page. 36 pages, now in full colour! See whether it was a good butterfly year or not, and which species fared well or badly. Continue reading

Brimstone – Winfrith


Brimstone. Photo: Lyn Pullen

Photographed on 06/09/2015 in a garden in Winfrith Newburgh. The male Brimstone is on a scabious flower – this particular plant was grown from seed the previous year and was supposed to be an annual, but survived the winter and is flowering prolifically. Butterflies like all scabious flowers: lots of easy nectar.