End of summer

It is still warm and the butterflies are swarming in the garden – admiral, peacock butterfly, and tortoiseshell. The admiral is a migrant butterfly. They fly here in spring, lay eggs on nettle plants but (so far) can’t survive the winter at our latitude. So the newly hatched butterflies have to migrate back to continental Europe or perish in the cold. Our white clematis appears to be a favorite plant for feeding.


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