Monthly Archives: May 2015

Further to Good News

I went round Grafton today after Neil’s post and found 4 Pearl-bordered Frits. Good numbers of Broad-bodied Chasers and several Four-spotted Chasers

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Some Good News

From Neil Freeman on UK butterflies Last year whilst looking for Brown Hairstreaks here I had met John Tilt and Dave Williams from West Midlands BC and they had shown me were the re-introduction had taken place and which was … Continue reading

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The Lull

We are at that time of year where the butterfly numbers are at their lowest before the summer species arrive.  However Pearl-bordered still seen today, Azure Damselfly and Large Red.  Long-tailed Tits are feed like mad.

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Pearl-bordered at last!!!!

Another try for PBF this afternoon and at last 1 or maybe 2 Pearl-bordered Frits.  They were in area north of the the new pond on the old conifer plot.  Quite fresh and either basking of feeding on Bugle. Let … Continue reading

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First Dragonflies of the year

Perfect weather today still no “unmentionables” First Large Red Damselflies and Broad Bodied Chaser. Best ever Early Purple Orchids and 5 Twayblades PDF of Mayfly being taken by a spider. Mayfly

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Still No Pearl-Bordered today

Transect today- weather rather cool with only 50 butterflies and again no Pearl-bordered.  By this time last year we were getting regular sightings. SO is there still time? 4 singing male Whitethroat today – all on the ex-conifer plots.

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Still no Pearl-bordereds

A disappointing transect today with no PBFs.  However what about these pics?

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