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AuthorTopic: BUTTERFLIES & OTHER INSECTS 2017
David & Pat Wileman BUTTERFLIES & OTHER INSECTS 2017posted at 01/04/2017 16:21:19

Now the first butterflies are on the wing you may want to share your sightings here.

Kath & Mick Claydon 3 Aprillposted at 03/04/2017 20:09:48

Several Small Tortoiseshells and Peacocks around Cley-Salthouse reserve in today's sunshine.  Comma, Red Admiral and a Speckled Wood were at Walsey Hills.

Michael Harcup Re: 5 Aprilposted at 05/04/2017 12:48:14

HOLLY BLUE seen along Anterton Hill,Cley this morning.

David & Pat Wileman 6 Aprilposted at 06/04/2017 21:23:28

Holly Blue, Orange-tip and Speckled Wood in Langham garden this afternoon

Kath & Mick Claydon 6 Aprilposted at 07/04/2017 14:01:00

3 Small Tortoiseshells at Iron Road car park.

Michael Harcup Re: 10 Aprilposted at 10/04/2017 17:40:15

one speckled wood,one peacock and one green veined white seen south of the A149 and opposite the Skirts - towards NF wood.

Kath & Mick Claydon 14 Aprilposted at 14/04/2017 14:54:28

Speckled Wood and Peacock Walsey Hills

Kath & Mick Claydon 10 Mayposted at 10/05/2017 18:34:45

Orange-tip, 2 Green-veined Whites and 2 Small Tortoiseshells around reserve today.

Michael Harcup Re: 18 Mayposted at 18/05/2017 20:49:58

At least 4 Red Admirals and 1 Painted Lady seen in and near Cley Garden.
From comments received from others I believe there has been an arrival of these species today.

Kath & Mick Claydon 20 Mayposted at 20/05/2017 18:14:05

PAINTED LADY  1 East Bank
RED ADMIRAL  2 East Bank; 1 Pope's entrance.
SMALL WHITE  1 East Bank

Michael Harcup Re: 25 Mayposted at 25/05/2017 18:29:22

WALL BROWN at 09:20 in Cley Visitor Centre overflow car park.

Kath & Mick Claydon 26 Mayposted at 26/05/2017 18:20:42

1 Small Tortoiseshell and 1 Silvery Y moth along shingle/Eye Field fenceline.

John Bennett Re: BUTTERFLIES & OTHER INSECTS 2017posted at 31/05/2017 17:48:13

Painted Lady in Langham garden at noon with Red Admiral.

John Bennett Re: Re: BUTTERFLIES & OTHER INSECTS 2017posted at 04/06/2017 10:59:38

19 Painted Lady and 2 Hummingbird Hawkmoth in Langham this morning along the Cornfield, Hollow Lane and Holt Road; all on Valerium.

Michael Harcup Re 15 JUNE 2017posted at 15/06/2017 17:34:19

Count on the main footpath between the new Village Bridge over Catchwater Drain and the NWT Visitor Centre:
HUMMINGBIRD HAWK-MOTH 1,RED ADMIRAL 1,SMALL TORTOISESHELL 1,LARGE WHITE 1.
Time: 09:10 to 09:25.

Kath & Mick Claydon 16 & 17 JUNE 2017posted at 17/06/2017 17:17:23

16 JUNE:  Several BLUE-TAILED DAMSELFLIES around Babcock hide and approach.
17 JUNE:  West Bank at least 30 MEADOW BROWNS,  2 SMALL TORTOISESHELLS and 1 LARGE WHITE. 

Michael Harcup Re: 22 JUNE 2017posted at 22/06/2017 20:38:01

Count from the reserve footpath between the new Village Bridge and the NWT Visitor Centre,09:05 to 09:20:
SMALL TORTOISESHELL 10,RINGLET 1,MEADOW BROWN 1, LARGE/SMALL WHITE 2.

Kath & Mick Claydon 26 JUNE 2017posted at 26/06/2017 15:18:45

North edge Eye Field/Shingle Beach Car Park eastwards:  >50 Meadow Browns;  >30 Skippers (all seen well were Essex);  2 Small Tortoiseshells;  2 Large Whites.

David & Pat Wileman 30 JUNE 2017posted at 30/06/2017 17:05:17

1 or 2 Graylings on bank behind Arnold's Marsh

Kath & Mick Claydon 30 JUNE 2017posted at 30/06/2017 18:43:51

East Bank:  1 RED ADMIRAL.  1 SKIPPER - couldn't see if Essex or Small.

Michael Harcup Re: 13 JULY 2017posted at 13/07/2017 18:12:32

Count along main reserve path between Village Bridge and NWT Visitor Centre from 09:55 to 10:10.
RED ADMIRAL 1,SMALL TORTOISESHELL 1,GATEKEEPER 2,MEADOW BROWN 7,SMALL/ESSEX SKIPPER 2,LARGE,SMALL AND GREEN VEINED WHITE clearly identified from 12 "whites" seen.

Kath & Mick Claydon 21 October 2017posted at 21/10/2017 18:21:59

1 Small Copper and 4 Red Admirals at Walsey Hills.  Several sightings of paired Common Darter dragonflies.

Kath & Mick Claydon 23 October 2017posted at 23/10/2017 15:30:45

1 Red Admiral south end Beach Road Cley

David Fell Re: 6 November 2017posted at 06/11/2017 20:46:56

A Red Admiral and a Small Tortoiseshell seen in private garden Wiveton.

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