No longer are they white. Their feathers have developed quickly and there's hardly any white fluff left.
This screenshot was captured yesterday (13th) in the rain.
|Screengrab on 13th June by Sandee|
|Time for some food - screengrab by SunnyKate|
The three youngsters are gaining strength in their musculature, especially exercising their wings by flapping.
|This shows where the juveniles can get to out of camera sight|
Next Watch Points:
Wednesday 17th June 11.30 am - 1.30 pm and
Saturday 20th June, 10 am to 1.30 pm, weather permitting.
By Saturday we hope that some White Letter Hairstreak butterflies will have emerged and be visible on the large elm tree by the bridge over the inner ring road nearby. For directions or to learn about a special butterfly-watching event on Sunday 21st June (butterflies and weather permitting) email firstname.lastname@example.org