Now I'll be the first to admit I know very little about the insect life around us, but here is a selection of the ones I've been able to photograph locally. If any of the names are missing, and you are able to help me out, please feel free to email me. There's no saying I've got the rest right either, and all help is gratefully received!
Large White Butterfly (fem laying eggs)
Large White Butterfly (fem)
Large White Butterfly (male)
Large White Butterfly (eggs)
Red Admiral Butterfly
Painted Lady Butterfly (photo by Julie Preston)
Northern White-tailed Bumblebee
Small Heath Bumblebee?
And a few photographed 'doon sooth'
Dark Green Fritillary (Aviemore 2009, by Julie Preston)
Woodland Ringlet (Aviemore 2009, by Julie Preston)