LOUND BIRD CLUB

Striving to record, monitor and conserve birds & wildlife found on the Sutton & Lound GP's SSSI (Idle Valley NR) since 1990.

Butterflies August 2018

The 2018 Year List stands at 25 Recorded Species. The Reserve List has 29 Recorded Species

 

Report up to Tuesday, 14 August 2018

 

Monday 13th. Week Twenty of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (4) Large White, singles of Speckled Wood and Ringlet, (27) Meadow Brown, (2) Gatekeeper and (1) Common Blue, that included three females were all recorded in Alan's Meadow transect. There was a single Large White and just (2) Speckled Wood, that were recorded in the 'Chainbridge Wood NR' transect. The Education Meadow (Bellmoor Lake) transect produced just (2) Green-veined White, and (4) Speckled Wood. Also noted around the reserve were (2) Large White, (2) Small White, (4) Green-veined White, (26) Speckled Wood and a single Gatekeeper. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

 

Saturday 11th. There was a single Small Skipper, (6) Large White, (3) Small White, a single Brimstone, (10) Speckled Wood, (3) Meadow Brown, (3) Gatekeeper, (4) Red Admiral, (13) Brown Argus and (17) Common Blue, that were recorded around the reserve (Pete Freeman, Bernard and Maureen Featherstone.)

 

Thursday 9th. There were (7) Large White, (10) Small White, (2) Green-veined White, (12) Speckled Wood, (2) Meadow Brown, a single Comma and (2) Common Blue. (Phil Cadman, Martin Warne)

 

Tuesday 7th There were (6) Large White, a single Small White, (2) Green-veined White, (2) Small White, (10) Meadow Brown, (4) Gatekeeper, (5) Red Admiral, singles of Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock, (3) Comma, singles of Small Copper, and Brown Argus, with (4) Common Blue. (Pauline Bradford)

 

Monday 6th. Week nineteen of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (2) Meadow Brown, (2) Small Skipper, (7) Large White, singles of Brimstone, and Speckled Wood, (56) Meadow Brown, (3) Gatekeeper, singles of Small Copper and Brown Argus and (18) Common Blue, which included (3) female were all recorded in the Alan's Meadow transect.  There were (5) Large White, a single Small White, (2) Speckled Wood, (3) Meadow Brown, (3) Red Admiral, with singles of Comma and Small Tortoiseshell, were recorded in 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. There were (3) Large White, with singles of Meadow Brown and Green-veined White, that were recorded in the Education Meadow (Bellmoor Lake). Also recorded around the reserve were (8) Large White, a single Green-veined White, (9) Speckled Wood, with singles of Meadow Brown, Common Blue, and Holly Blue. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

 

Sunday 5th. A walk around Linghurst Lakes ('Parish Park') produced (16) Large White, (2) Small White, (7) Green-veined White, (13) Speckled Wood, (15) Meadow Brown, singles of Gatekeeper and Brown Argus and (10) male Common Blue. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt, Dave Hursthouse)

 

Saturday 4th. There was a single (3) Small Skipper, (4) Speckled Wood, (3) Red Admiral, a single Painted Lady, (2) Small Tortoiseshell, (2) Comma, (7) Purple Hairstreak, (3) Holly Blue, (3) Brown Argus and (1) Common Blue, that included a single female. (Pete Freeman)

 

Friday 3rd. There were (40) Large White, (2) Small White, (19) Green-veined White, (9) Speckled Wood, (49) Meadow Brown, (10) Gatekeeper, (13) Red Admiral, a single Small Tortoiseshell, (4) Comma and (12) Common Blue, that w=included a single female. (Tony Tomlinson)