Monthly Archives: July 2017

Past the peek…..

The results of the butterfly transect this week were beyond the peek at the start of the month.  Down to 330 from the peek of 800+. Still loads of Silver-washed Fritillary and the Common Blues. – just a few Brown … Continue reading

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Brown Hairstreak Season

The map below shows different ways to get to Grafton Wood.  There are loads of public footpaths and 3.5 miles of paths in the wood so Please stick to the paths and the public rights of way so that we … Continue reading

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Brown Hairstreak

The first reports of Brown Hairstreak at Grafton 25/07/2017.  The report came through several hands however the report says that several males were seen at the north end of the south ride. I have passed the message on to our … Continue reading

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Transect Counts still high…

The Transect counts are still high.  Still getting pics of White Admiral, you can’t have too many pics of such a species.  Just checked out some of the Small Skippers to make sure we had an Essex to pic.  I … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Walk

I took my camera on the butterfly walk BUT forgot to use it!!  However Dave W has obliged by sending me so pics he took on the day.   No people pics although 20 people came on the walk – … Continue reading

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Grafton Butterfly Walk Tomorrow

As it is the Butterfly walk tomorrow I thought I ought to do the Transect today. The Results 663 Butterflies and 15 species.  Including White Admiral, Silver Washed Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak and Gate Keepers for the first time this year. … Continue reading

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Transect 1st July

Cyril did this weeks Transect a record count of over 900 butterflies – mostly Meadow Browns but Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral too. I walked round today and I have never seen so many Purple Hairstreak as many as 6 … Continue reading

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