Monthly Archives: July 2018

Mid-summer blues…..

This is going to go down as one of the strangest butterfly years on record.  At Grafton Meadow Browns which normally fly well into August and September have almost finished but the wood is full of Common Blues and Brown … Continue reading

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Two surprises…..

With the lack of rain I didn’t expect to see Violet Helleborine this year – I found 5 in the far south of the wood yesterday. ALSO a report of the first Brown Hairstreak in Hanbury on a know site … Continue reading

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Report on the Open Day

The support for the Grafton Open Day was poor – 6 volunteer helpers but just 5 visitors.  The weather was perfect and the butterflies were very much in evidence. This event has taken place for many years and has always … Continue reading

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Grafton Wood Open Day

Sunday 8th July open day and butterfly walk.  Starting from the Grafton Flyford 3 Parishes Hall at 2:00.  Miriam famous tea and cakes after. What can be seen:

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