Monthly Archives: August 2010

Butterflies feed on the thistles

I took these pictures a week ago in North Yorkshire. It was a blazing hot day and the heather was just coming out and I thought I might see a grouse or two. The grouse were extremely elusive (which, as this was the week after the 12th is probably unsurprising) but the butterflies were out in profusion enjoying the thistle nectar harvest. It was too good to miss….

butterfly feeds on a thistle

butterfly feeds on a thistle