Monthly Archives: August 2018

Brown Hairstreaks continue

Brown Hairstreak week seems to be continuing – the weather has improved and we are now seeing more females coming down to lay.   At least 4 were seen today including one male. We are still having lots of visitors most … Continue reading

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Grafton Work Party

It takes and work party to find Brown Hairstreaks – 5 found today see photographs.

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Brown Hairstreak Week

Day 1 – Monday 20th – Weather poor no Brown Hairstreaks seen Day 2 Tuesday 21st – Weather perfect in the afternoon – lots of visitor.  We all struggled to find Brown Hairstreak – one or two “fly-bys” However Steve … Continue reading

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A strange record….

We received a record of Wall Brown at Grafton last week together with a photograph on iRecord from Brian Kirby.  We can’t imagine where this has come from as Worcestershire has had no confirmed records of this species for years.

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To Start the Week…

Brown Harstreak found by Amanda by the pond on 17th good sighting and photographs.  A good start to Brown Hairstreak Week.  

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Brown Hairstreak Week

From August 20th to August 26th we will have the Brown Hairstreak Week. Park at Grafton Flyford Church Car Park and follow the path through the farmyard to the wood.  From the main gate follow the Brown Hairstreak signs to … Continue reading

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Brown Hairstreak Reports

Before the rains on Saturday Alan Smith from Gloucestershire found a nice female Brown Hairstreak at Grafton and also a rather worn Purple.

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