It fluttered by.

Thought I’d give these another airing. Hope you enjoy? Crimson Speckled Footman. Citrus Swallowtail. Common Diadem Painted Lady Jewel Blue Long-tailed Blue (Lampides boeticus) Ark.

Lazy Saturday. It fluttered by.

The annual Caper White emigration/migration is under way and once again the garden is at times a fluttering haze of delicate powdery wings as millions upon millions of  these butterflies make their way North then East from the Karoo in the Cape. And there are the occasional passengers along for the ride. Female Belenois creona … More Lazy Saturday. It fluttered by.

Bits n’Bobs

Female Amethyst Sunbird Benji on the front wall. Our resident Garden Orb Weaver. Hasn’t moved since she established her web among the lavender. Milkweed Locust. Mané – ”Did you see that?” Painted Lady Mr & Mrs. Flycatcher Ark

Bits n’ Bobs

Common Leopard – Phalanta phalantha A rare visitor indeed! Buffalo Heart Tomato – picked from the garden yesterday. Will ripen fully in a day or two. Best tasting tomatoes we have eaten. Hillbrow Post Office Tower – Saturday, After the Rain. Benji: ‘Check Diary – no appointments, have a snooze.’   Ark

It fluttered by

It’s the annual migration of the Brown Veined White as millions of  butterflies begin the migration journey , or more accurately emigration, as they do not return. From the south western regions of South Africa the butterflies make their way north east towards   Mozambique and head out across open water towards Madagascar. We are fortunate … More It fluttered by