I was dead chuffed recently when I found out that one of my photos had been chosen as the cover for the latest edition of West Midlands Butterfly Conservation's magazine - 'The Comma'.
The photo was one I had taken of a Pearl-bordered Fritillary in the Wyre Forest back in 2010 and was being used to celebrate the recent successful re-introduction of this species into Grafton Wood.
The magazine can be viewed in pdf form by clicking on the below link:
I have been a member of Butterfly Conservation for about 4 years now and West Midlands branch covers Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and part of the West Midlands county. They jointly manage, with the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, a number of local reserves such as Grafton Wood, Monk Wood and Trench Wood...ensuring the protection and survival of colonies of the county's scarce butterflies such as Brown Hairstreak, Wood White and Pearl-bordered Fritillary. If you are not already a member of butterfly conservation please do consider joining as it is important we protect these beautiful creatures.
For further information about Butterfly Conservation click on the following links:
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