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AuthorTopic: BUTTERFLIES and OTHER INSECTS 2019
David & Pat Wileman BUTTERFLIES and OTHER INSECTS 2019posted at 28/02/2019 10:50:31
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It is a bit early but after reports from the last few days we have opened this for any of your early sightings.  Please share your sightings for 2019 here.

Kath & Mick Claydon 27 February 2019posted at 02/03/2019 10:39:17

COMMA  1 in Langham garden

Michael Harcup Re: 27 February 2019posted at 03/03/2019 17:45:59

SMALL TORTOISESHELL
One in Cley garden.

Michael Harcup 21 MARCH 2019posted at 21/03/2019 17:32:48

"WHITE BUTTERFLY SPECIES"
Seen flying from vegetation near Catchwater Drain,Junction Bridge at noon.It was small so Small or Green-Veined White.No close view.

David Fell Re: 20 MARCH 2019posted at 21/03/2019 18:03:02

At least 2 Brimstones and 5 Small Tortoiseshell in private garden Wiveton.

Walter Sadler Re: 21 MARCH 2019posted at 21/03/2019 18:34:32

Small Tortoiseshell - 1 along East Bank

Kath & Mick Claydon 29 MARCH 2019posted at 29/03/2019 17:28:39

SMALL TORTOISESHELL  1 over East Bank Car Park
BRIMSTONE 1 Iron Road

Kath & Mick Claydon 30 March 2019posted at 30/03/2019 16:14:09

HOLLY BLUE  2 Walsey Hills
SMALL TORTOISESHELL  1 Walsey Hills

David Fell Re: 29 March 2019posted at 31/03/2019 20:43:26

2 Holly Blue Weybourne

David Fell Re: Re: 31 March 2019posted at 31/03/2019 20:48:24

2 Small Whites 1 near Sewage Works the other opposite reserve centre

David Fell Re: Re: 4 April 2019posted at 06/04/2019 20:21:52

Orange-tip along roadside between Cley sewage works and Glandford.

Kath & Mick Claydon 5 April 2019posted at 06/04/2019 20:56:00

GREEN-VEINED WHITE  2 on Pope's Marsh, Cley
SMALL TORTOISESHELL  1 along The Skirts, Cley

Kath & Mick Claydon 8 April 2019posted at 08/04/2019 17:26:36

GREEN-VEINED WHITE 1 East Bank, Cley

Michael Harcup 9 April 2019posted at 09/04/2019 19:35:33

GREEN VEINED WHITE
1 west of North Foreland Wood,midday

Michael Harcup 11 April 2019posted at 11/04/2019 17:14:45

SMALL TORTOISESHELL
15:40 One by reserve path just east of village bridge.

Walter Sadler Re: 11 April 2019posted at 14/04/2019 12:04:38

1 male Holly Blue, 1 Dark-edged Bee-fly
Both Walsey Hills NOA

David Fell Re: Re: 17 April 2019posted at 18/04/2019 19:16:26

2 Orange-tip and 2 Brimstone in Wiveton garden

David Fell Re: Re: Re: 18 April 2019posted at 18/04/2019 19:18:53

! Orange-tip, 1 Brimstone, 1 Small Tortoiseshell and 1 Holly Blue in Wiveton garden.

Kath & Mick Claydon 19 April 2019posted at 19/04/2019 18:22:25

PEACOCK BUTTERFLY  East Bank

David Fell Re: Re: Re: Re: 18 April 2019posted at 20/04/2019 17:46:43

2 Brimstone,2 Orange-tip and a Small Tortoiseshell in Wiveton garden

David Fell : Re: 19 April 2019posted at 20/04/2019 17:49:42

1 Brimstone, 1 Orange-tip, 1 Peacock and a Large White in Wiveton Garden

David Fell Re: : Re: 24 April 2019posted at 24/04/2019 21:25:24

1 Orange-tip, 1 Brimstone, 2 Green-veined White, 1 Peacock, 2 Holly Blues and a Speckled Wood all in Wiveton garden.

Kath & Mick Claydon 26 April 2019posted at 26/04/2019 18:04:42

1 PEACOCK Cley West Bank
1 ORANGE-TIP and 2 GREEN-VEINED WHITES along Iron Road Cley/Salthouse.

Steve Hale Re: 26 April 2019posted at 29/04/2019 14:47:13
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Wall butterfly at Kelling WM 29/4/19

Walter Sadler Re: 26 April 2019posted at 29/04/2019 19:23:26

Walsey Hills NOA
1 Peacock,  2 male Holly Blues, 2 male Orange-tips, 1 male Green-veined White, 1 male Small White

Michael Harcup 30 April 2019posted at 30/04/2019 16:08:52

West of North Foreland Wood - noon.
SPECKLED WOOD 1
SMALL TORTOISESHELL 1
ORANGE TIP 1
HOLLY BLUE 1

David Fell Re: 30 April 2019posted at 30/04/2019 17:11:35

2 Green-veined White, 1 Large White, 2 Holly Blues, 1 Orange-tip, 1 Peacock and 1 red Admiral in private garden Wiveton.

David Fell Re:1 Mayl 2019posted at 01/05/2019 19:55:31

1 Orange-tip, 2 Holly Blue and 2 Green-veined white in Wiveton garden. At least 12 Speckled Woods along pathway in plantation in Wiveton garden.

Walter Sadler Re: 10 May 2019posted at 10/05/2019 21:24:08

Walsey Hills
1 male Wall Brown, 1 female Orange-Tip, 3 Small White (2 males, 1 female)

Michael Harcup Re: 24 May 2019posted at 24/05/2019 16:16:29

SPECKLED WOOD
Two along Anterton Hill,Cley at 11am

Kath & Mick Claydon 24 May 2019posted at 24/05/2019 17:26:24

Walsey Hills: 1 Green Hairstreak.  2 Wall Brown.  6 Small White.

Michael Harcup Re: 24 May 2019posted at 24/05/2019 19:40:55

West of North Foreland Wood - 17:20
1 Peacock,1 Holly Blue.

Michael Harcup 14 June 2019posted at 14/06/2019 17:47:43

PAINTED LADIES
Cley driveway pm - 5 on Red Valerian.

Michael Harcup 15 June 2019posted at 15/06/2019 16:53:12

PAINTED LADIES
On red valerian today at least 27.Cley driveway.

Walter Sadler Re: 14 June 2019posted at 16/06/2019 12:30:16

1 Small Copper, 2 Speckled Wood - Walsey Hills NOA
At least 15 Painted Lady (1 VC car park, 5 main path towards East Bank, 7 Walsey Hills NOA and 2 Walsey Hills)
1 male Hairy Dragonfly, 8 Azure Damselfly (including 3 pairs ovipositing) and 2 Blue-tailed Damselfly - Catchwater Drain near East Bank
5 Azure Damselfly - Walsey Hills

John Bennett Re: Re: 14 June 2019posted at 16/06/2019 19:29:17

LANGHAM. 36 Painted Ladies in the Cornfield on valerian and a few other flowers.

Steve Hale Re: Re: Re: 14 June 2019posted at 18/06/2019 13:03:47

Walsey Hills 18/6/19: 60+ Painted Lady butterflies. Everywhere, but densest on bramble by the pines behind the Obs.
Good supporting cast of other butterflies too.

John Bennett Re: Re: Re: Re: 14 June 2019posted at 19/06/2019 17:39:19

Langham. Hummingbird Hawkmoth on valerian outside No 1 The Cornfield this aft (19th).

Walter Sadler Re: 21 June 2019posted at 23/06/2019 18:13:08

6 Meadow Brown (all males) - East Bank near Main Drain
1 Peacock, 6 Red Admiral, 7 Painted Lady, 3 Small White and 2 Green-veined White - Walsey Hills NOA
2 Black-tailed Skimmer - East Bank, 1 Emperor Dragonfly - Don's Pool,
10 Azure Damselfly (4 pairs ovipositing), 1 Blue-tailed Damselfly and 2 Common Blue Damselfly - Catchwater Drain

Walter Sadler Re: 28 June 2019posted at 30/06/2019 16:22:16

5 Painted Lady - public footpath
2 Red Admiral, 5 Meadow Brown, 3 Small White, 1 Speckled Wood - along East Bank
8 Painted Lady, 5 Red Admiral, 4 Small White, 1 Meadow Brown, 1 Speckled Wood - Walsey Hills NOA
4 Four-spotted Chaser (2 Catchwater Drain, 2 Snipe's Marsh), at least 12 Blue-tailed Damselfly along East Bank, 3 Azure Damselfly - Catchwater Drain

Walter Sadler Re: 5 July 2019posted at 05/07/2019 18:50:22

4 Small Heath, 7 Small Skipper, 5 Gatekeeper, 1 Small Copper, 3 Red Admiral, 2 Painted Lady, 2 Small Tortoiseshell - all Walsey Hills
1 male Banded Demoiselle near dipping platform, 1 Four-spotted Chaser - Catchwater Drain, 2 Black-tailed Skimmer - Snipe's Marsh

David Fell Re: Re: 9 July 2019posted at 10/07/2019 17:31:15

15 Meadow Browns, 1 Gatekeeper, 1 Red Admiral, 4 Small Whites and 1 Large White. 1 Banded Demoiselle. All in private garden Wiveton.

Kath & Mick Claydon 13 July 2019posted at 13/07/2019 15:29:02

EAST BANK 
>50 Gatekeepers
Many Essex Skippers and at least 1 Small Skipper
Cinnabar moth caterpillars on Ragwort

Walter Sadler Re: 12 July 2019posted at 29/07/2019 15:25:20

1 male Small Red-eyed Damselfly and 1 female Emperor ovipositing - Catchwater Drain
3 Black-tailed Skimmer and 1 Four-spotted Chaser - Snipe's Marsh

Walter Sadler Re: 19 July 2019posted at 29/07/2019 15:27:07

I male Common Darter near Bishop's Hide

Walter Sadler Re: 26 July 2019posted at 29/07/2019 15:32:14

Small Red-eyed Damselfly - 9 pairs ovipositing - Catchwater Drain
I male Emperor - Catchwater Drain, 2 Four-spotted Chaser near dipping platform and 5 Black-tailed Skimmer (including pair 'in cop') over Pat's Pool

Walter Sadler Re: 2 August 2019posted at 04/08/2019 14:37:23

3 Small Red-eyed Damselfly (1 male, I pair ovipositing) - Catchwater Drain
2 Ruddy Darter and at least 14 Common Darter along public footpath
2 male Wall Brown - Walsey Hills
14 Painted Lady, 3 Red Admiral and I Gatekeeper on Hemp-agrimony east of dipping platform

Walter Sadler Re: 9 August 2019posted at 11/08/2019 14:41:15

1 male Norfolk Hawker perched on reed east of the dipping platform
4 Small Red-eyed Damselfly (2 males, 1 pair ovipositing) and at least 3 Migrant Hawker - Catchwater Drain
1 male Banded Demoiselle - Walsey Hills NOA

Kath & Mick Claydon 9 August 2019posted at 11/08/2019 14:59:18

Norfolk Hawker over Catchwater Drain west side of East Bank.

David Fell Re: 17 August 2019posted at 18/08/2019 12:22:49

20+ Painted Ladies, 20+ Red Admirals, 6 Large Whites, 4 Small Whites, 2 Meadow Browns and a Gatekeeper in Wiveton Garden.

David Fell Re: 30 August 2019posted at 31/08/2019 07:54:09

Humming-bird Hawk Moth in Wiveton garden.

David Fell Re: 3 Sept 2019posted at 04/09/2019 12:40:33

2 Humming-bird Hawk Moths,6 Large Whites, 5 Red Admirals, 1 Comma and a Speckled Wood all on a single Buddlia in private garden Wiveton.

Walter Sadler Re: 23 August 2019posted at 16/09/2019 18:14:38

3 Small Red-eyed Damselfly (1 male plus 1 pair in tandem), 2 Banded Demoiselle, 1 Brown Hawker - Catchwater Drain
2 Common Blue near Visitor Centre

Walter Sadler Re: 13 September 2019posted at 16/09/2019 18:18:47

1 Small Copper - public footpath opposite Visitor Centre
2 Wall Brown, 3 Painted Lady, 4 Comma, 3 Red Admiral - Walsey Hills
1 male Blue-tailed Damselfly - Catchwater Drain

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