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

Butterflies Mar 2018

The 2018 Year List stands at 4 Recorded Species. The Reserve List has 28 Recorded Species



Monday 26th Ian Baxter photograph a single Small Tortoiseshell, around the 'IVNR Visitors Centre', which was the first sighting of that particular sighting of the year. There was a second sighting by Ian Cowgill on the 'Tiln North Wader Scrape'. (Ian Cowgill, Ian Baxter)


Sunday 25th. Pete Freeman recorded the first Comma of the year in Lound Village. (Pete Freeman)


Thursday 22nd. Ian Hunt recorded the first Lound Butterflies of the year when recording singles of Peacock and Brimstone around 'Neatholme Fen'. (Ian Hunt)