Buxton Heath Blues

Photographing some of the more common butterflies around my village I thought it would be nice to seek out some of Norfolk’s scarcer species.  A bit of research and in June I decided on silver studded blues at Buxton Heath.

male silver studded blue
male silver studded blue
silver studded blue underwing
silver studded blue underwing

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female silver studded blue searching for egg laying site
female silver studded blue searching for egg laying site

A couple of midday visits in excellent weather produced superb views once I located the colony!

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