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 June 2018

The 2018 Year List stands at 22 Recorded Species. The Reserve List has 28 Recorded Species

 

Report up to Friday, 06 July 2018

 

Wednesday 27th. There were (2) Speckled Wood, with singles of Comma and Small Tortoiseshell, that were recorded around 'Bellmoor Lake'. (Paul Hobson)

 

Tuesday 26th. There was a single Gatekeeper, that was noted in flight around 'Chainbridge Pit', it was a Reserve 2018 Year Addition. (Pete Freeman)

 

Monday 25th. Week thirteen of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (2) Large Skipper, (2) Large White, a single of Speckled Wood (3) Ringlet, and (3) Meadow Brown, in the 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. There were (11) Small Skipper, singles of Large Skipper and Common Blue, (2) Large White, (13) Ringlet, (69) Meadow Brown and (2) Small Tortoiseshell, that were recorded in Alan's Meadow. There was a single Meadow Brown, that was recorded in the Education Meadow (Bellmoor Lake) Transect. Also noted around the reserve were singles of Ringlet and Meadow Brown, with (2) Comma, (Phil Cadman, Melanie Newman)

 

Friday 22nd. There were (2) Small Skipper, which was a Reserve 2018 Year Addition, with singles of Large Skipper, Brimstone, Small Heath, which was a Reserve 2018 Year Addition, (6) Ringlet, (39) Meadow Brown, with singles of Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell and Common Blue, that were noted around the reserve. (Pete Freeman)

 

Thursday 21st. There were (3) Large Skipper, a single Large White, (10) Speckled Wood, (9) Ringlet, (5) Meadow Brown, (2) Red Admiral, a single Small Tortoiseshell and (2) Comma, were all recorded around the Southern end of the Reserve. (Phil Cadman, Martin Warne)

 

Monday 18th. Week twelve of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (4) Large Skipper, singles of Speckled Wood and Red Admiral, with (7) Meadow Brown, in the 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. There were (2) Large Skipper, (3) Common Blue, and (38) Meadow Brown in Alan's Meadow. There were no Butterfly sightings recorded in the Education Meadow (Bellmoor Lake) Transect. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt). Also noted around the reserve were (4) Large Skipper, singles of Small White and Green-veined White, (15) Speckled Wood, the first 2018 Reserve sighting of the Ringlet, was recorded on 'Neatholme Fen' there was a second sighting around Linghurst Lakes ('Parish Park'), (5) Meadow Brown, with singles of Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell, Red Admiral and Comma, (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

 

Monday 11th. Week eleven of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (2) Large Skipper and a single Speckled Wood in the 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. Recorded in Alan's Meadow were (5) Large Skipper, (3) Common Blue, a single male Brimstone and a single Meadow Brown which was a Reserve 2018 Year Addition. There was just a single Speckled Wood, that was recorded in the Education Meadow (Bellmoor Lake) Transect. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt). Also noted around the reserve were (3) Large Skipper, (4) Speckled Wood, (3) Meadow Brown, a single Small Tortoiseshell and (5) Common Blue. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt, Pete Freeman).

 

Wednesday 6th. Week ten of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced a single Speckled Wood in the 'Chainbridge Wood NR', (2) Large Skipper, and a single female Common Blue, in Alan's Meadow. Once again there were no Butterflies that were recorded in the Education Meadow (Bellmoor Lake) Transect. (Phil Cadman). Also noted around the Reserve were (4) Large Skipper, (2) Brimstone, (2) Speckled Wood, singles of Red Admiral and Brown Argus and (4) Common Blue, that were also recorded around the Reserve. (Pete Freeman, Phil Cadman)

 

Tuesday 5th. There was a single Large Skipper, (3) Speckled Wood, a single Peacock, (2) Brown Argus, and (7) Common Blue, were noted around the reserve. (Pete Freeman)

 

Friday 1st. There was a single Green-veined White, that was recorded around 'Bellmoor Lake'. (Phil Cadman)