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Butterfly

Post: #275168 daffodiltulip
Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:07 pm

I saw a type of butterfly I'd never seen before - it was quite small and a blue-green (or green-blue) colour - does anyone know what it's called?

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275172 doofaloofa
Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:02 am

It's the Small Blue Green, called the Small Green Blue in some backward rural areas
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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275175 Crickleymal
Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:50 am

And quite edible especially if dipped in batter and deep fried
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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275176 diggernotdreamer
Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:02 am

We always call it the small Green Blue where I am, there is no batter here in NW Ireland, but it is often deep fried and served with a guinness as an alternative to tato crisps

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275183 doofaloofa
Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:13 pm

Yokel
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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275194 doofaloofa
Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:23 pm

On a serious note (LOL) found my first cabbage white caterpillars today on me sweedes

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275195 diggernotdreamer
Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:29 pm

Da Fupping baxters

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275226 daffodiltulip
Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:45 pm

:roll: thanks...

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275229 doofaloofa
Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:52 pm

Don't realy try to eat them

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275616 donegalwildman
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:19 am

Have a look at pictures of the Green Hairstreak. Likes places with Bilberry, heathers, etc. Here's a shot I took a couple of years ago: http://donegal-wildlife.blogspot.ie/sea ... Hairstreak

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275666 daffodiltulip
Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:20 pm

It was that type of shade, although I don't recall exactly now as it was a while ago. I'll pay more attention if I see one again.

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Re: Butterfly

Post: #275668 doofaloofa
Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:46 pm

Is your heart in this interwebz forum buisness DT?
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