Peacock 18, Small Tortoiseshell 8, Comma 6, Brimstone 5, Small White 4, Orange Tip 1
The butterflies were making the most of a temperature of 20 degrees and sunny, sheltered locations.
The 3 White Park cattle currently in the reserve were also enjoying the good weather. The south-facing slopes were covered in flowers of Ground-ivy and the Ash trees were just coming into flower.
A Small White feeding on Ground-ivy
The Orange Tip (though looking more like yellow tip!)
Ash just coming into flower
The 3 White Park cattle