Here, a golf course is managed in harmony with conservation. Steep and rough ground is managed for flora, and so for butterflies. It's late in the season and buddleia flowers are past their best, but we see their butterfly potential. There's knapweed and thistles that offer nectar. And we head for an area of blue moor grass on the limestone, favoured by Scotch Argus.
Pleased to find red bartsia, its flowers almost over. This is a site I hope to revisit earlier in the season in 2019. Vistas would be spectacular on a day of better visibility. Lurid light lit spots of landscape, beneath louring cloud.
Striking cones on a tall conifer I'm not familiar with.