Norfolk Branch Photographic Competition 2021

How to Enter

With the restrictions in place this year I hope you’ve been able to take lots of photographs of butterflies and moths in your garden and within Norfolk. Once again, we were unable to hold our usual competition at the zoom Member’s Afternoon in October so we will, hopefully just once more, do it online.

To enter:

  • Photographs must have been taken in Norfolk during 2021

  • Email jpeg files to bcnorfolk@gmail.com

  • Include your name and the species name separately in the email

  • Maximum of 3 entries per person

  • Deadline for entries is 9 January 2022

    All the entries will feature on the Branch website with instructions on how to vote. Winning photographs will be published in the Spring Newsletter.

    By entering the competition you also agree that your photographs can be published on our website, social media and other material. Photographer credits will be given.

  • The once the closing date of 9th January has passed the photos will be uploaded to the website as soon as possible and voting will start. Details on the voting process will be announce in the members round Robin, On Facebook and Twitter and on this page


How to vote

Thank you to everyone who entered this years competition. We have 105 photographs enters this year and enough to be able to have a butterfly and moth category.

  • There are no prizes this year. All entries will be shared on Facebook and Twitter pages in the weeks after the winners have been announced. 
  • To vote for your favourite photograph in each category please send an email with the subject 'Vote' to @email with the number of the photograph in each category. One vote per category.
  • Closing date for voting is Sunday 6th February

Below are the entries which were taken in Norfolk in 2021

Butterflies

1B Red Admiral

Red Admiral
Red Admiral 1B

2B Small Tortoiseshell

Small Tortoiseshell
Small Tortoiseshell 2B

3B Essex Skipper

3B Essex Skipper
Essex Skipper 3B

4B Painted Lady

Painted Lady 4B
Painted Lady 4B

5B Orange Tip

Orange Tip 5B
Orange Tip 5B

6B Gatekeeper

6B Gatekeeper
6B Gatekeeper

7B Red Admiral

7B Red Admiral
7B Red Admiral

8B Small Skipper

8B Small Skipper
8B Small Skipper

9B Common Blue

9B Common Blue
9B Common Blue

10B Small Tortoiseshell

10B Small Tortoiseshell
10B Small Tortoiseshell

11B Brimstone

11B Brimstone
11B Brimstone

12B Swallowtail Caterpillar

12B Swallowtail
12B Swallowtail

13B Purple Hairstreak

13B Purple Hairstreak
13B Purple Hairstreak

14B Silver-washed Fritillary

14B Silver-washed Fritillary
14B Silver-washed Fritillary

15B Brimstone

15B Brimstone
15B Brimstone

16B Red Admiral

16B Red Admiral
16B Red Admiral

17B Green Hairstreak Caterpillar 

17B Green Hairstreak Caterpillar
17B Green Hairstreak Caterpillar 

18B Gatekeeper

18B Gatekeeper
18B Gatekeeper

19B Small Skipper

19B Small Skipper
19B Small Skipper

20B White Admiral

20B White Admiral
20B White Admiral

21B White-letter Hairstreak

21B White-letter Hairstreak
21B White-letter Hairstreak

22B Silver-washed Fritillary

22B Silver-washed Fritillary
22B Silver-washed Fritillary

23B Peacock

23B Peacock
23B Peacock

24B Swallowtail

24B Swallowtail
24B Swallowtail

25B Essex Skipper

25B Essex Skipper
25B Essex Skipper

26B Silver-studded Blue

26B Silver-studded Blue
26B Silver-studded Blue

27B Silver-washed Fritillary

27B Silver-washed Fritillary
27B Silver-washed Fritillary

28B Red Admiral

28B Red Admiral
28B Red Admiral

29B Peacock

29B Peacock
29B Peacock

30B Silver-studded Blue

30B Silver-studded Blue
30B Silver-studded Blue

31B Painted Lady

31B Painted Lady
31B Painted Lady

32B Chalkhill Blue

32B Chalkhill Blue
32B Chalkhill Blue

33B Green Hairstreak

33B Green Hairstreak
33B Green Hairstreak

34B Green Hairstreak

34B Green Hairstreak
34B Green Hairstreak

35B Painted Lady

35B Painted Lady
35B Painted Lady

36B Grayling

36B Grayling
36B Grayling

37B Swallowtail Caterpillar

37B Swallowtail Caterpillar
37B Swallowtail Caterpillar

38B Small Tortoiseshell

38B Small Tortoiseshell
38B Small Tortoiseshell

39B Swallowtail

39B Swallowtail
39B Swallowtail

40B Brimstone

40B Brimstone
40B Brimstone

41B Chalkhill Blue

41B Chalkhill Blue
41B Chalkhill Blue

42B Large Skipper

42B Large Skipper
42B Large Skipper

43B Grayling

43B Grayling
43B Grayling

44B Green-veined White

44B Green-veined White
44B Green-veined White

45B Small Copper

45B Small Copper
45B Small Copper

46B White-letter Hairstreak

46B White-letter Hairstreak
46B White-letter Hairstreak

47B Swallowtail

47B Swallowtail
47B Swallowtail

48B Gatekeeper

48B Gatekeeper
48B Gatekeeper

49B Swallowtail 

49B Swallowtail
49B Swallowtail

50B Swallowtail

50B Swallowtail
50B Swallowtail

51B White-letter Hairstreak

51B White-letter Hairstreak
51B White-letter Hairstreak

52B Red Admiral

52B Red Admiral
52B Red Admiral

53B Red Admiral

53B Red Admiral
53B Red Admiral

54B Peacock

54B Peacock
54B Peacock

55B Wall

55B Wall
55B Wall

56B Painted Lady

56B Painted Lady
56B Painted Lady

57B Gatekeeper

57B Gatekeeper
57B Gatekeeper

58B Chalkhill Blue

58B Chalkhill Blue
58B Chalkhill Blue

59B Painted Lady

59B Painted Lady
59B Painted Lady

60B Silver-studded Blue

60B Silver-studded Blue
60B Silver-studded Blue

61B Red Admiral & Peacock

61B Red Admiral&Peacock
61B Red Admiral&Peacock

62B Silver-studded Blue

62B Silver-studded Blue
62B Silver-studded Blue

63B Small Tortoiseshell

63B Small Tortoiseshell
63B Small Tortoiseshell

64B Silver-washed Fritillary

64B Silver-washed Fritillary 
64B Silver-washed Fritillary

65B Brown Argus

65B Brown Argus
65B Brown Argus

66B Dingy Skipper

66B Dingy Skipper
66B Dingy Skipper

67B Peacock

67B Peacock
67B Peacock

68B Swallowtail

68B Swallowtail
68B Swallowtail

69B Purple Hairstreak

69B Purple Hairstreak
69B Purple Hairstreak

70B Chalkhill Blue

70B Chalkhill Blue
70B Chalkhill Blue

71B Common Blue

71B Common Blue
71B Common Blue

72B Green-veined White

72B Green-veined White 
72B Green-veined White 

73B Small Tortoiseshell

73B Small Tortoiseshell
73B Small Tortoiseshell

74B Aberrant Meadow Brown

74B Aberrant Meadow Brown
74B Aberrant Meadow Brown

75B Purple Hairstreak

75B Purple Hairstreak
75B Purple Hairstreak

76B Swallowtail 

76B Swallowtail 
76B Swallowtail 

77B Swallowtail

77B Swallowtail
77B Swallowtail

78B Peacock

78B Peacock
78B Peacock

79B Peacock

79B Peacock
79B Peacock

80B Brimstone

80B Brimstone
80B Brimstone

Moths

1M Canary Shouldered Torn

1M Canary Shouldered Thorn
1M Canary Shouldered Thorn

2M Burnished Brass

2M Burnished Brass
2M Burnished Brass

3M Lappet Moth Eggs

3M Lappet Moth Eggs
3M Lappet Moth Eggs

4M Elephant Hawk Moth 

4M Elephant Hawk Moth
4M Elephant Hawk Moth

5M Broad-Bordered Bee Hawk Moth

5M Broad-Bordered Bee Hawk Moth
5M Broad-Bordered Bee Hawk Moth

6M Pebble Prominent larva 

6M Pebble Prominent larva
6M Pebble Prominent larva

7M Cinnaber Moth Caterpillar

7M Cinnaber Moth Caterpillar
7M Cinnaber Moth Caterpillar

8M Great Prominent

8M Great Prominent
8M Great Prominent

9M Eyed Hawkmoth larva

9M Eyed Hawkmoth larva
9M Eyed Hawkmoth larva

10M Silver Y Moth

10M Silver Y Moth
10M Silver Y Moth

11M Puss Moth Caterpillar

11M Puss Moth Caterpillar
11M Puss Moth Caterpillar

12M Swallow-tailed Moth

12M Swallow-tailed Moth
12M Swallow-tailed Moth

13M Clifden Nonpareil

13M Clifden Nonpareil
13M Clifden Nonpareil

14M 5-spot Burnet Moth

14M 5-spot Burnet Moth
14M 5-spot Burnet Moth

15M Bird's Wing Moth

15M Bird's Wing Moth
15M Bird's Wing Moth

16M Angel Shades Moth

16M Angel Shade Moth
16M Angel Shade Moth

17M White Plume Moth

17M White Plume Moth
17M White Plume Moth

18M Lappet moth

18M Lappet moth
18M Lappet moth

19M Mother of Pearl Moth

19M Mother of Pearl Moth
19M Mother of Pearl Moth

20M Mother Shipton

20M Mother Shipton
20M Mother Shipton

21M Blood-Vein Moth

21M Blood-Vein Moth
21M Blood-Vein Moth

22M Poplar Hawkmoth larva

22M Poplar Hawkmoth larva
22M Poplar Hawkmoth larva

23M Elephant Hawk Moth Caterpillar

23M Elephant Hawk Moth Caterpillar
23M Elephant Hawk Moth Caterpillar

24M Beautiful Golden Y

24M Beautiful Golden Y
24M Beautiful Golden Y

25M Purple thorn moth

25M Purple thorn moth
25M Purple thorn moth