The Aglais urticae on the Almond and Erguvan tree

The Aglais Urticae

What is a common element of the Turkish Erguvan tree and the ‘Dutch’ Almond tree?

It’s the Aglais Urticae butterfly!

The Aglais urticae butterfly, ‘Kleine vos’ (small fox) in Dutch and in Turkish ‘Small tortoiseshell’ or ‘Türk aglaisi’, will complement and complete the diptych of the two trees. This weekend we will have a go at it.

Photo source: turkeybutterflies.blogspot.com