7th July

…so as here. Cirsium palustre Cirsium palustre Cirsium palustre Cirsium palustre This is the even commoner Cirsium arvense, or creeping thistle, which is a pest in the parkland and coastal…

9th July

…were feeding so intensively that they never opened their wings to reveal which species they were. Speckled woods? Cirsium vulgare Cirsium vulgare Cirsium vulgare Magnolia tamaulipana was half out yesterday…