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AuthorTopic: BUTTERFLIES and OTHER INSECTS 2018
David & Pat Wileman BUTTERFLIES and OTHER INSECTS 2018posted at 25/03/2018 21:53:30

Please share your sightings for 2018 here.

David Fell Re: BUTTERFLIES and OTHER INSECTS 2018posted at 03/04/2018 21:53:18

Two Brimstones in private garden Wiveton.

Kath & Mick Claydon 4 Aprilposted at 04/04/2018 18:29:34

1 BRIMSTONE Langham.

David Fell Re: 5 Aprilposted at 08/04/2018 20:09:38

5 April Brimstone in private garden Wiveton.

David Fell Re: Re: 5 Aprilposted at 10/04/2018 19:48:28

10 April Brimstone in private garden Wiveton.

David Fell Re: Re: Re: 5 Aprilposted at 18/04/2018 19:50:29

April 18 Small Tortoiseshell, Brimstone, Orange-tip, Green-veined White and Holly Blue one of each in private garden Wiveton.

Michael Harcup Re: 19 Aprilposted at 20/04/2018 18:03:39

SMALL TORTOISESHELL
2 Cley Reserve footpath along A149.

Kath & Mick Claydon 1 Mayposted at 02/05/2018 17:01:53

HOLLY BLUE  1 in Langham

Michael Harcup 3 Mayposted at 03/05/2018 19:12:57

SMALL TORTOISESHELL
3 between visitor centre,footpath and boardwalk to central hides - morning.

Kath & Mick Claydon 3 Mayposted at 03/05/2018 20:29:12

ORANGE TIP  2 Old Woman's Lane, Cley.  1 Langham Garden.

Kath & Mick Claydon 10 Mayposted at 10/06/2018 22:02:45

BLUE-TAILED DAMSELFLY and RED ADMIRAL butterfly on boardwalk opposite Old Woman's Lane.

Kath & Mick Claydon 18 Juneposted at 18/06/2018 18:50:30

BLUE-TAILED DAMSELFLY  c.12 along East Bank and 2 along Iron Road.
SMALL TORTOISESHELL BUTTERFLY  1 East Bank.
COMMON BLUE BUTTERFLY  1 East Bank
SPECKLED WOOD  1 by entrance to Walsey Hills.
RED ADMIRAL  1 Iron Road.

Kath & Mick Claydon 22 June 2018posted at 22/06/2018 17:43:16

MEADOW BROWN  1 Cley reserve.

Kath & Mick Claydon 23 June 2018posted at 23/06/2018 14:08:55

1 Small Tortoiseshell and 8 Meadow Browns near Babcock hide, Cley.

David & Pat Wileman 28-30 June 2018posted at 30/06/2018 20:41:47

2 Grayling behind Arnold's on 28th
1 Painted Lady on E Bank and 1 Red Admiral Iron Rd on  29th

Kath & Mick Claydon 2 July 2018posted at 02/07/2018 18:02:18

Attenborough's Walk Iron Road to Babcock hide:  11 Meadow Brown; 12 Small White; 1 Red Admiral; 1 Small Tortoiseshell
Iron Road: 10 Blue-tailed Damselflies.

Kath & Mick Claydon 16 July 2018posted at 17/07/2018 19:17:24

Cley Warden, George Baldock, reported several GRAYLINGS south of shingle at Cley on 16th July.

David & Pat Wileman 18 July 2018posted at 18/07/2018 20:08:11

CLOUDED YELLOW:  1 on Skirts path by E Bank car park, Cley.
GRAYLING:  lots behind Arnolds
GATEKEEPER:  plenty around reserve

HUMMINGBIRD HAWKMOTH: 1 Cley by entrance path to Bishop's Hide;   1 Langham on the Lavender in our garden late morning.

Kath & Mick Claydon 15 July 2018posted at 19/07/2018 15:45:08

15th July 2018  Along East Bank: 
ESSEX SKIPPER  10
SMALL WHITE  15
GREEN-VEINED WHITE  4
MEADOW BROWN  20
GATEKEEPER  25

Kath & Mick Claydon 11 August 2018posted at 11/08/2018 17:24:05

2 BROWN HAWKER dragonflies along Catchwater Drain west of Bishop's bridge.

Michael Harcup 31st July 2018posted at 08/09/2018 17:57:40
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1 WALL and 1 PAINTED LADY by reserve footpath alongside Keepers Marsh.
Late record.

Michael Harcup Re:7th SEPTEMBER 2018posted at 08/09/2018 18:01:10

1 COMMON BLUE near Cley NWT Visitor Centre at noon.

Richard Price Re: BUTTERFLIES and OTHER INSECTS 2018posted at 22/09/2018 21:06:10

Convulvulous Hawkmoth found in the greenhouse , Home Farm House , Bayfield the morning of  26 August. Photographed.

Walter Sadler 3 May 2018posted at 09/03/2019 10:53:27

Walsey Hills NOA
Speckled Wood  1
Green-veined White  2 males, 1 female
Peacock  1
Walsey Hills
Green Hairstreak  1 male on gorse
Cley NWT
Orange Tip  1 male

Walter Sadler Re: 10 May 2018posted at 09/03/2019 11:13:42

Walsey Hills NOA
Small White - 2
Speckled Wood - 2
Green-veined White - 1 male
Cley NWT
Green-veined White - 2 along East Bank
Orange Tip - 3 males near the VC

Walter Sadler Re: 7 June 2018posted at 09/03/2019 11:20:59

Red Admiral - 1 East Bank
Common Blue - c15 (3 East Bank, c12 on shingle ridge north of Arnold's Marsh)
Painted Lady - 1 shingle ridge
Small White - 2 East Bank
Speckled Wood - 2 Walsey Hills NOA
Hairy Dragonfly - 1 male Catchwater Drain near East Bank
Four-spotted Chaser - 4 Catchwater Drain
Azure Damselfly - 7 (2 pond dipping area, 3 Catchwater Drain, 2 Walsey Hills)

Walter Sadler Re: 14 June 2018posted at 09/03/2019 11:32:33

Small Tortoiseshell - 1 Walsey Hills NOA
Small White - 2 near East Bank
Emperor Dragonfly - 1 male Catchwater Drain
Large Red Damselfly - 1 female Walsey Hills
Blue-tailed Damselfly - 1 male Catchwater Drain
Common Darter - 2 immature males Walsey Hill NOA
Azure Damselfly - c14 (4 on reserve and c10 Walsey Hills)

Walter Sadler Re: 21 June 2018posted at 09/03/2019 11:37:06

Walsey Hills
Speckled Wood 7
Meadow Brown 5
Blue- tailed Damselfly 4
Azure Damselfly 7
Common Darter 3 immature males

Walter Sadler Re: 28 June 2018posted at 09/03/2019 11:41:52

Walsey Hills
Small Heath  1, Small Skipper  2, Common Blue  1, Green-veined White  10+
Speckled Wood  4, Red Admiral  2, Meadow Brown  20+
Cley NWT
Small Tortoiseshell  2,  Large White  5,  Small White  1

Black- tailed Skimmer - 1 male on footpath near East Bank
Blue-tailed Damselfly - 2 Catchwater Drain
Common Darter - 1 immature male Walsey Hills
Azure Damselfly - 3 Walsey Hills

Walter Sadler Re: 26 July 2018posted at 09/03/2019 12:06:28

Large Skipper - 5 along East Bank
Grayling - 1 East Bank
Brown Hawker - 1 near Catchwater Drain

Walter Sadler Re: 2 August 2018posted at 09/03/2019 12:18:45

Cley NWT
Wall Brown - 1 along footpath near East bank,  Red Admiral 2
Emperor Dragonfly - 3 (one female ovipositing Catchwater Drain)
Black-tailed Skimmer 2, Common Darter c15,  Brown Hawker 1,  Migrant Hawker 1, 

Walter Sadler Re: 23 August 2018posted at 09/03/2019 12:23:46

Migrant Hawker - 2 Catchwater Drain
Southern Hawker - 1 near Snipe's Marsh
Common Darter - 4 Snipe's Marsh

Walter Sadler Re: 30 August 2018posted at 09/03/2019 12:31:26

Ruddy Darter - 1 near East Bank
Migrant Hawker - 5 (4 Catchwater Drain, 1 Walsey Hills)
Southern Hawker - 1  Walsey Hills

Walter Sadler Re: 6 September 2018posted at 09/03/2019 12:34:42

Common Blue - 1 East Bank
Comma - 1 Walsey Hills
Migrant Hawker - 2 Catchwater Drain

Walter Sadler Re: 27 September 2018posted at 09/03/2019 12:53:26

Walsey Hills NOA
Willow Emerald Damselfly - 1 male perched on bramble near the public footpath between Walsey Hills and Snipe's Marsh
Speckled Wood 3,  Red Admiral 4,  Small White 1
Cley NWT
Migrant Hawker - 4 (2 near Daukes Hide, 2 Catchwater Drain)
Common Darter - 20+ (mostly pairs in tandem)
Small Tortoiseshell - 1 shingle bank

Walter Sadler Re: 4 October 2018posted at 09/03/2019 13:00:17

Small Tortoiseshell - 1 East Bank
Red Admiral - 3 (1 near VC and 2 Walsey Hills)
Small Copper - 1 Walsey Hills
Migrant Hawker 5 (2 East Bank, 1 Snipe's Marsh, 1 pond dipping platform, 1 Walsey Hills)
Common Darter - c 40

Walter Sadler Re: 18 October 2018posted at 09/03/2019 13:03:40

Red Admiral - 1 Walsey Hills (pristine condition)
Migrant Hawker - 4 (2 Snipe's Marsh, 2 pond dipping platform)
Common Darter - at least 4 pairs in tandem over Snipe's Marsh

Walter Sadler Re: 25 October 2018posted at 09/03/2019 13:06:42

Small Tortoiseshell - 1 Walsey Hills
Migrant Hawker - 1 near pond dipping platform
Common Darter - c 40 mainly along public footpath and East Bank

Walter Sadler Re: 8 November 2018posted at 09/03/2019 13:09:10

Common Darter - c10 (8 East Bank and one pair in tandem Catchwater Drain)

Walter Sadler Re: 19 April 2018posted at 09/03/2019 15:23:47

Dark-edged Bee-fly - at least 7 at the southern end of the public footpath between Walsey Hills NOA and Snipe's Marsh

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