An orange butterfly with black and white markings nectaring on a blue flower

Painted Lady. Photo: Paul Godier

An orange butterfly with black markings resting on a branch

Small Copper. Photo: Paul Godier

These two photos were sent in by Paul with the following comments:

Boscombe Cliff Gardens are having a butterfly surge right now,12/09/2020. The Buddleia is having a second burst of flowering, just in time for these second broods. Literally dozens of Large and Small Whites. Several Red Admirals and a blue of some sort on the wing. Hummingbird hawk moths around too.  But I was especially pleased to see my first Painted Lady of the year (I usually see loads) and also this Small Copper.

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