Slimbridge in September 2017 – Great Movies of Snipe and Green Sand

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Butterflies and Orchids

To Cleeve Common and Prestbury Hill today.

Good numbers of Dark Green Fritillary and 100’s of Marbled Whites and Small Heath.  I managed to find just one Frog and many Musk Orchid.

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Birds of Northumberland

Butterflies were sparse in cold dull weather but bird-life is prolific.  These are some if the photographs I was able to get.  The best record however was Quail in Druridge Bay.


Great Butterfly Day

4th June 2017 went to Horseshoe Bay on the Isle of Wight and Luccombe Down.

Horseshoe Bay.

Went for Glanville Fritillary, Dingy Skipper and Small Blue.  WE had a bonus of a Wall Lizard.

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Luccombe Common

Both limestone and acid grassland.

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