Small Tortoise Shell

    The Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae L.) is a colourful and well-known Eurasian butterfly in the family Nymphalidae and is often found in gardens. The caterpillars feed on stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) and small nettle, Urtica urens as do those of several Nymphalid butterflies. Also known in the UK as the King George butterfly.... Continue Reading →

Small White

Bit of a change from me, I’m not usually into close-up photography but this butterfly was too good too miss. I’d just finished using the sigma 150-500mm lens to photograph some buzzards when I spotted a bush with all sorts of butterflies on it. Although the sigma lens is not a macro lens it does... Continue Reading →

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