Monthly Archives: September 2015

Last day of Transect….

The last day of the Butterfly Transect a Grafton.  Mostly Speckled Woods but did find 2 Brown Hairstreaks.  The first pic shows one I saved from a spiders web and the second was still laying at the main cross rides. … Continue reading

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Getting towards the end of Butterfly season

The penultimate transect of 2015 – a count of 47 butterflies at Grafton mostly Speckled Wood.  However still found 4 Brown Hairstreak, as can be seen from the pics looking rather past their best.  The work parties are new in … Continue reading

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Egg Laying

On today’s Transect recording found a Brown Hairstreak laying and was able to photograph the egg laying sequence – see pdf. Lots of Brimstone still in the wood and a few Speckled Wood. Brown Hairstreak

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Brown Hairstreak Reports

I was away over the weekend but have received many reports of Brown Hairstreaks at Grafton.   John Bryan came down from Staffordshire and found. “We arrived a little before midday and by one o’clock we had wall-to-wall sunshine. The … Continue reading

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