A selection of images of butterflies that i've seen this spring and summer when out and about in the Cotswolds.
V1 - A brown argus on a devils bit scabious at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham, taken in mid September
V2 - A small copper at Prestbury Hill taken in early August on a visit there with epzer Tomcat
V3 - A large skipper butterfly at Prestbury Hill taken back in July
V4 - A male green veined white I saw in a country lane near Burford in Oxfordshire back in May
V5 - A male marbled white butterfly feeding on some knapweed in a field near Prestbury Hill, taken back in early July
V6 - A female meadow brown taken at the summit of Leckhampton Hill near Cheltenham back in August
V7 - A male adonis blue butterfly at Swelshill Bank near Stroud, taken in early September
V8 - A wall brown butterfly at the summit of Leckhampton Hill near Cheltenham, taken back in August.
Green veined white
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