Butterflies

The comma butterfly is one of the four common butterfly species in the Netherlands that overwinter as imago. Now that the spring sun is showing itself...

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Comma butterfly

While we have already experienced the first frost and our pond has frozen over, I am writing a blog about the peacock (Aglais io). Not the graceful bi...

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The peacock

The caterpillar is the larva of a butterfly or moth. But there are also larvae that look a lot like a caterpillar, but are not. They belong to sawflie...

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A caterpillar or not?

Although it’s hard to believe with the current weather conditions (-3 °C with a strong easterly wind, 7 on the scale of Beaufort, on March 17th), s...

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The first one of this year