Monthly Archives: August 2016

Brown Hairstreak Day

Despite good sightings last week very few people say Brown Hairstreak on Sunday. The weather was  dull with heavy showers.  About 40 people attended and positioned themselves in the blackthorn areas waiting for females to come down to lay.  One … Continue reading

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Brown Hairstreak Weekend

People with a weather app on their phone went to Grafton today.  A gang of photographers photographing a Brown Hairstreak on the wood edge (below). The pond area is still the best place to see BHs and a few Brown … Continue reading

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Its all happening….

Two good days of weather and most of the visitors at Grafton are managing to see and photograph Brown Hairstreak. At the work party today we stopped work for half an hour for lunch, in that time we took dozens … Continue reading

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Brown Hairstreak Day

More records this weekend Richards S found 7 on the blackthorn by the pond and a female laying. (Richards photographs above)

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More records at Grafton Wood

Dave W and Steve M spent some hours yesterday by the Blackthorn adjacent to the old pond.  They had good number of sightings of Brown Hairstreak between 1:00 and 2:30 in the afternoon. Photographs by Dave W On Wednesday Peter … Continue reading

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At last…….

At the work party today good numbers of Brown Hairstreak were found.  5-6 sightings around the old pond.  Females observed laying.

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Some good news…..

Lots of visitor yesterday – still struggling to find Brown Hairstreak – however Richard S managed to find 4 and sent some photographs. On Friday a group of experts came to see if Grafton still had Bechstein’s Bats.  This is … Continue reading

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