BUTTERFLY PHOTOGRAPHY

LARGE SKIPPER
MARBLED WHITE
BROWN HAIRSTREAK

The large skipper (Ochlodes sylvanus) is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae.  It can be found anywhere where wild grasses are allowed to grow tall.
The marbled white (Melanargia galathea,) is a medium-sized butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in forest clearings , meadows and unimproved grasslands.
The brown hairstreak (Thecla betulae) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found along hedges, scrub, and wood edges but is often overlooked since it spends much of its time high in the tree canopy.

BRIMSTONE
MARSH FRITILLARIES
CHALKHILL BLUE

The common brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni) is a butterfly of the family Pieridae. It relies  buckthorn plants for its larvae; which are commonly found in wetlands.
The marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It lives in grassland, in woodland clearings and in damp marshy areas.
The chalkhill blue (Lysandra coridon) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. has a preference towards grasslands that have short grass with many flowering plants.

SMALL TORTOISESHELL
SPECKLED WOOD
GATEKEEPER

The small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) is a  butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is a popular garden visitor that can be found in a wide variety of habitats.
The speckled wood (Pararge aegeria) is a butterfly of the Pararge aegeria aegeria family. It occupies a diversity of grassy, flowery habitats in forest, meadow steppe, woods, and glades. 
The gatekeeper or hedge brown (Pyronia tithonus) is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It prefers the habitat of meadow margins and hedges.