Butterhiking Reports

June 2019 : Butterflying around West Kelowna

In June 2019 my wife and I spent around 8 days at West Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada. It was just a short trip to attend a family wedding (which was great by the way), but I took my camera along just in case I got any opportunities to go butterhiking. Naturally family events took …

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May 2019 : Butterflying at Glenbrook and Emu Plains

Winter is coming! The weather around Sydney has been beautiful recently with lots of lovely sunny days, though it’s getting quite chilly at night with winter being just around the corner. Thankfully the Night King has recently been defeated and destroyed, so hopefully it won’t be a long winter. On 17th May 2019 I decided …

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Pearl Whites in the Royal Botanic Gardens

The Southern Pearl-white (Elodina angulipennis) is the only member of its genus which can be found reliably in Sydney, owing to the fact that it breeds in the Royal Botanic Gardens on Sydney Harbour. Its close relatives E. padusa (Narrow-winged Pearl-white) and E. parthia (Striated Pearl-white) do turn up around Sydney but don’t appear to …

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March 2019 : Butterflying at Bell, Ingleburn and Lawson

Since I returned from Mexico  I have been out Butterhiking 3 times, without getting round to loading any of the images to my website. Having revamped the site I’ve now processed the backlog, so I’m now completely up to date. It must be time to get out with my camera again, before the season finishes …

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