Tag Archives: Butterflies

Extreme ragwort removal at Moor Green Lake

Attention grabbing headline I know, however, from the image below you can see that we hardly had to make several trips to empty our trailer. Although I will not complain about not having enough ragwort to pull, especially when the temperature … Continue reading

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Copper unearthed at Swan Lake

When you’re out and about, keep an eye out for the distinctive small copper butterfly which in a sunny year can bee seen throughout the summer until September. It is usually found close to the ground in meadows where it actively defends it’s territory. … Continue reading

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Waspy spiders and coppery butterflies

Steven and I trundled down to Hawley Meadows to pull out ragwort, a weed which is harmful to the cows. On our outing we were pleased to spot several striking wasp spiders and some small copper butterflies enjoying the sunshine. … Continue reading

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