Tag: woodland

why does the butterfly change its spots?

Because it is so inclined! (A cline being a gradation in one or more characteristics within a species, especially between different populations). Thus this woodland loving butterfly, common enough throughout much of the UK, appears dark brown with orange spots in the southerly regions…

Blue Monday with bells

Equivalent to the Japanese Hanami, many of us go in search of the wonder of the Spring woodland – Hyacinthoides non-scripta or British bluebells When I went this week, the bluebells were already turning, having been summoned by a somewhat early start to Spring….

amazed

After the opening finesse of foliage neat segregations of bush and shrub blur in jaunty slap-dash lines rhododendron contenders juggle for limelight an audacious muddle of fragrance and pigment the vulgar blending with vivacious along wooded paths in May I lose my way, amazed A…