Gentle beginnings…

Posted on: January 9th, 2012 by Andrew Syvret No Comments

A glimmer of hope on Les Blanches Banques this morning, in the form of an early peacock butterfly (Inachis io)…

The peacock is one of the longest lived butterflies found locally, picture taken 09 January 2012 11:47:16 GMT

They overwinter and can be seen all year, but most do not become active until late March. One of the key “harbingers of Spring” included in the BBC's Springwatch project.

Next, Jersey's big cat story

À bétôt!