Sunday, 31 July 2016

Uskmouth Butterfly Transect, 31st July

Sheila did the transect today and I followed behind getting a few photos  (and cutting brambles back). She recorded 96 butterflies of 9 species: 38 Gatekeepers, 17 Green-veined Whites, 19 Meadow Browns, 12 Speckled Woods, 3 Red Admirals, 1 Comma, 4 Peacocks, 1 Holly Blue and 1 Large White. Also 6 Shaded Broad-bars, and 2 Common Waves.

A pair of Gatekeepers

Male Common Blue

Female Meadow Brown

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