A greenish yellow butterfly with some brown markings

Brimstone. Photo: Mark Pike

View of an orange and brown butterfly with some black markings resting on white flowers

Small Copper. Photo: Mark Pike

Mark was back at Alners Gorse on a very hot morning yesterday, 22/07/2021 and these are two of the photos he sent in telling us:

A recently emerged Brimstone, looking a tad strange with its wings not coming together properly. Also an equally fresh Small Copper, have not seen too many of these in 2021 so far.

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