Confusion Species 1: Brown Argus & Common Blue.

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After discussing on twitter with another moth mad butterfly chaser the ident points of Brown Argus (Aricia agestis) and Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) butterflies, I decided to do a series of posts about confusion species within Lepidoptera, starting …
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A late start to the year…

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I realise this is the first post in almost a year, but to be honest, there has been little to report.  The early spring and summer were quite void of anything of any interest.  The moth trap was empty …
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A week of learning…as always!

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It is wonderful how each week in the pursuit of scientific understanding brings ever increasing knowledge, and as a consequence, ever more questions. And it is the questions that keeps science an oiled and working machine, for if you stop …
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Back in the UK…KK!

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A short visit to the UK rendered little in the way of wildlife photography. More to do with my drinking than lack of stuff to shoot.

But I am pleased I got to take pics of both Small Heath and …
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