Tag Archives: #butterflies

Calling Germany aka Friday Flapper Fun!

OK… so, yesterday I had a visitor here at the blog. Now – here come a few assumptions – the main one, this is the same person – from Germany, who has been calling around here at OMBH in last … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Comma Closeup!

Comma’s are regarded (here in Ireland) as migrant visitors but I believe some actually hibernate because we have seen two early spring “visitors”. Also, have a closer look at this fella… somewhat tattered, strengthening my belief that it isn’t a … Continue reading

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Day #10 of the 30 Day CC – Wildflower Wednesday Beginnings

A few months ago I suggested that we get a Wildflower Wednesday challenge going. The idea was to begin after St Patrick’s Day – so, as next Wednesday is the day after the great Irish celebration, why don’t we kick … Continue reading

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Macro Monday Sunshine – Happy Memories

In keeping with Irene’s last challenge – I thought it good to share a butterfly this week. So… after doing a bit of a trawl through the 2015 archives, I chose this photo. Small Copper butterflies are not seen that … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – 2019 – July to September

The highlight of this period was our visit to the USA. We were mostly in New Your City but we also took a 24 hour dash to Philadelphia… so, I can now claim to have been in at least three … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Living in the Past!

Loads of winter macros going these last few weeks… understandably so, but… just because I’m homesick for summer, I’ll go dig in the archives and share some summer sunshine… for this week’s Sunshine Macro Monday challenge. Why not… I mean… … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tree – Technically Knot!

Yes… today’s tree is really only a bush, a shrub or a weed, depending on your point of view. So, how dare I cheat and plonk it on here? Easy… as I’ve been prone to say… this is my blog … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Monarch Munching

This is a comment I left over at de Wets Wild post about the African Monarch butterfly… WoW Dries, you’ve taught me something new, again! I really didn’t know that Africa (and surrounds) had it’s own Monarch! So, maybe the … Continue reading

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