|The hillside above Shoreham on 3 August 2013.|
This is the same Darent Valley I showed in a post about a walk from Otford back in February. You can see the war memorial, a white cross cut into the hillside.
These were the butterflies we came for.
|Chalkhill Blue, Lysandra coridon, on Small Scabious, Scabiosa columbaria. 3 August 2013.|
|Chalkhill Blue, Lysandra coridon. Mating pair. 3 August 2013.|
|Silver-washed Fritillary, Argynnis paphia. Female. Shoreham, 3 August 2013.|
|Large White, Pieris brassicae, on Common Knapweed, Centaurea nigra. Shoreham, 3 August 2013.|
Of course, there were moths too ...
|Six-spot Burnet, Zygaena filipendula stephensi. Zygaenidae. Shoreham, 3 August 2013.|