Woodland glade

It was very late last year when I saw a Speckled Wood butterfly:

Speckled Wood

This year it was May when I saw my first: here’s one in a woodland glade:

Speckled Wood butterfly - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They are so much smaller than I remember them.

Speckled Wood butterfly - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Maybe it’s looking at my photographs of them on a large screen which has distorted reality.

Speckled Wood butterfly - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

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