Small Tortoiseshell - Aglais urticate

The small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae L.) is a colourful Eurasian butterfly in the familyNymphalidae.

It is a medium-sized butterfly that is mainly reddish-orange in colour, with black and yellow markings on the forewings as well as a ring of blue spots around the edge of the wings. It has a wingspan ranging from 4.5-6.2 cm.

The small tortoiseshell is the National Butterfly of Denmark

Via Wikipedia


Growing and growing, always calling for an extra ewer of water. 

I think after yesterdays big rain she will explode the next days…cant wait for the little cucumbers to come…..

Sookie & WookieDog taking care of little kitty Ricotta

Especially WookieDog is in love with the little kitten, cleaning it carefully after it had its meal….He is very loving and tender and tries to make up to the little kitten that his mother is not interested in her.


Permanent Heat Wave with this lady here. She’s Ricottas mom.

The dad is Catsbys Brother by the way….he lives now on another farm with a son he also had with “HotPussy” last year.