A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Small Tortoiseshell (species profile)

Small TortoiseshellSmall Tortoiseshells usually produce two broods in a year, and so a second-generation of adults emerges in August.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

Speckled Wood butterfly (species profile)

Speckled Woods can be spotted in the shadier habitats of The Lizard. Flying from May to October, this is one of the butterflies that brightens the days into early autumn.
Photo: Ray Surridge