Despite the improvement in the weather there are still very few butterflies. I did the transect today and it was the worst week 12 ever only 12 butterflies. Still had an Orange Tip and a last year’s Comma. I did see one Meadow Brown and a Larges Skipper on the way into the wood.
Martyn and I mowed th rides this week and the wood looks great – loads of Orchids and Dragonflies and even Roe Deer.
Martyn photographed Brown Hairstreak larva in his garden – see pdf.