White butterfly with brown markings resting on a green leaf

Marbled White. Photo: Rob Morrison

Brown butterfly with yellow, black and white ring markings on the wings

Ringlet. Photo: Rob Morrison

These two photos were taken by Rob on 26/06/2020 whilst he was checking for Elm trees and updating km squares along the bridleways to the east of Badbury Rings and he sent them with the folowing observations:

The beauty of these creatures never fails to impress.  I would hesitate to suggest that there may be not just a small amount of jealousy on the part of the fly studying the Ringlet.

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