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Naturalist and Woodman

Grayling on The Malverns

06/06/2017 Recording on North Hill Malvern.  The temperature was in the high 20’s and the Grayling were out in numbers.  I counted 32 the highest count for me.  A difficult species to count as it has the best camouflage, so … Continue reading

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iRecord Results

We have now been using iRecord for casual butterfly records for 5 months – Jan – May 2017. We have 2648 records and 25 Species – so far. Below the table of results.  The figures refer to records not total … Continue reading

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Bury Ditches

A visit to Bury Ditches to monitor Wood Whites – what a lovely day 25 decrees and 100’s of butterflies. 25/05/2007

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Haugh Wood – Herefordshire

A visit to Haugh Wood to monitor Wood Whites and look for Pearl-bordered Fritillary.  The wood looked great and also the Plantlife Reserve in the north of the wood.   Plantlife Meadow

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Penny Hill Bank

A visit to monitor the Dingy Skippers and Green Hairstreak

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Honeybourne

After our winter work on the disused railway line several of us went to monitor Grizzled and Dingy Skippers.  Two areas surveyed – SUSTRAN line and the Triangle. Two Visits 9th and 23rd May 2017

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Bredon Hill

08/05/2017 An annual visit to Bredon Hill to look for Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak.  Unfortunately the best places are not on public rights of way nor on the National Nature Reserve.  This year I found 41 Dingy Skippers but … Continue reading

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