Monthly Archives: May 2014

Red Kite at Grafton

Over and inch of rain yesterday and the weather still cool and cloudy today.  Very few butterflies at Grafton however the Pearl-bordered were still showing but only 3.  But by far the best a –  Red Kite flying over the … Continue reading

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Whats happening at Grafton Wood

End Of May

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Grafton Wood Visit

West Midland Branch Committee joined by BC Chief Executive Martin Warren visited Grafton Wood on Saturday to looks at the Pearl-bordered Fritillaries. Martin gave us some good advice on habitat management for the species. The butterfly was introduced in 2011 … Continue reading

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More Pearl-bordered Fritillaries

More on PBFs – It didn’t count until I had photographed them myself!!! The interesting thing is that they are only in one area, just by to new pond.  There is a lot of bare ground and it is well … Continue reading

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Grafton Pearl-Bordered Fritillary

Dave and Collin went to look to find PBF’s at Grafton yesterday estimated count – may be 10 all by the new pond.  See Dave’s pics plus a damselfly which I am not sure about. Dave’s PBF pics  

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Pearl-bordered Fritillary at Grafton

Tony Murphy took this pic by the new pond today – great news.

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Redstart Back at Grafton

Redstart back at Grafton this morning singing on the main entrance ride –  Highly visible this time.  Also Garden Warbler  – and White Throat on the centre of the wood for the first time.

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