Lissadell House and Gardens, Sligo, Ireland
Speckled wood butterfly, ladybird & bumble bee photographed by Edward (age 10)
A lovely visitor, the Red Admiral
Butterflies and moths include the couded yellow, the pearl-bordered fritillary, the hummingbird hawk moth, the tiger moth, the small tortoiseshell, the painted lady, the small white (mating), the peacock, the green veined white, the cabbage white, the speckled wood, the small copper and the common blue (engaged in a mating dance); and a rather battered scarce swallowtail.
Photographs copyright Pamela Cassidy & Edward Walsh junior, Lissadell. No reproduction without express permission