Florac and faunac
pdml at web-options.com
Mon Jul 5 13:07:16 EDT 2010
> > < http://www.web-options.com/Causse/ >
> > Comments welcome, but please note I already know I'm no Ansel Adams!
> Carline thistle Carlina acaulis
> Scarce swallowtail Papilio podalirius
> (and previous) Black-veined white Aporia crataegi
> I'm not even going to hazard a guess at the orchids.
I'm very impressed that you got those thistles and the butterflies/moth
right. When I described the swallowtail to Alastair and Masha they both
immediately suggested hawk moth. Whatever. It was a lovely friendly little
creature with a very graceful soaring flight, almost never flapping its
The orchids were quite common. Alastair seemed to like them, but also did
not know more precisely what they are. I didn't even know they were orchids.
You'd love it there.
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