Monday, 11 July 2016


Trip to dene park saturday to see if i could manage to see a purple emperor,quick wander around and looking in tops of tree had a single floating high up so i was chuff to bits,what happen in the next 30 mins was unbelievable,a call from mick hook to get to the carpark so i legged it and ran straight past him lucky for me mike saw me quick quick and there he was a male PURPLE EMPEROR on dog poo,i thought people was taking the mickey when they said they like poo,the next 20 mins was superb only a few cms away


Margaret Adamson said...

So glad you saw and photographed this beautiful butterfly even it is on dog po!

Adam Jones said...

Great shots Mark.

Bernie Weight said...

Excellent set of shots Mark. I've never seen one such a cracking butterfly