A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds


Thursday, 23 July 2015

Gatekeeper Butterfly

Gatekeepers emerge in July and early August.They like damp areas near woods so no surprise to see them in our garden,
The rather strange name is thought to be due to their habit of resting with wings open often on vegetation near gateways.

No comments:

Post a comment