Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Beacon Hill Butterflies

Had a group working on Beacon Hill today, so took the opportunity to view the butterflies.

Red Admiral
Small Tortoiseshell
Large White
Small Skipper
Meadow Brown
Ringlet
Gatekeeper

With the exception of the first 2 there were lots of each species around.

4 comments:

AndyC said...

Good summary that Chris, as I saw the same at Cromwell ,peacocks are very scarce this year i did have a couple of Comma's at Northowram...

Chris said...

I have seen peacock, but they were earlier in the year. Had a gatekeeper in the garden on Tuesday afternoon as well, 3 in one day! There does seem to be more red admirals around this year as well

AndyC said...

I was at Filey last week and Red Admirals were coming in off the sea..had a couple of Painted Ladys so they could be next.........

Chris said...

One of the Facebook group I am a member of has a photo of a painted lady in halifax earlier in July. I'll try find it and see if I can get some info for records.