Author Archives: Jane

Painted Lady egg

For forum post

Waikanae / / 2013-10-13 14:15:00

Painted Lady butterfly flying and very active. Finally butterfly settled on a leaf making ID possible

Scopularia rubraria

This dayflying moth is Scopula rubraria – common and widespread in warmer parts of NZ, particularly coastal areas but also inland. Its larvae feed on plantago. We have in our […]

Coppers on kelp

Copper butterflies on kelp. Herbertville coast March 2013

Fiordland Butterflies

For Fiordland Butterfly post

Lesser wanderer pics

These pics were taken of Lesser Wanderers just after I released them. Lovely delicate creatures!

Asian paper wasps nest

Photos taken today of a large nest of Asian paper wasps near our property.

Asian paper wasps nest

Photos taken today of a large nest of Asian paper wasps near our property.

Lesser wanderer

A few photos of Lesser Wanderer.

Photo of tagged butterfly for forum post on same

Photo for post on tagging taken in 2009 I think – Regards – Jane