Butterfly Event 27 July 2019

BUTTERFLY EVENT 27 JULY 2019

 

Unfortunately, rain in the morning meant fewer butterflies were on the wing in the afternoon, but the following species were observed:

Meadow Brown

Gatekeeper

Common Blue

Large White

Small White

Essex Skipper

Peacock

Cinnabar Moth

 

Also seen earlier in the year:

Brimstone

Orange-tip

Holly Blue

The Red Lodge Conservation Group would like to thank Tim Wade for leading the butterfly events for the past five years to coincide with Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count. They have provided an interesting and informative insight into the species found on Red Lodge Heath SSSI.