Nottinghamshire Flutterings update 16th October 2017

Ten species on the wing over the last two weeks:

Large White Eight records including twos at Toton Fields, Bingham Linear Park, Newstead Abbey Park and Carlton-in-Lindrick
Small White Ten records, all singletons from Kirton, Ollerton, Sandy Banks LNR, Bingham Linear Park, Caunton, Bennerley Viaduct Lagoons, Bilsthorpe, Carlton-in-Lindrick
Green-veined White Two singletons, Carlton-in-Lindrick and Worksop
Small Copper Nine on Calverton Pit Heathland 9/10/17 (Martin Anderson) and a singleton at Sandy Banks LNR
Common Blue One seen in Bestwood by Toni Lachetta on 10/10/17
Red Admiral 149 individuals seen at 37 sites including Kirton 30 (David Shaw), Linby 29 (Phil Burnham), Newstead Abbey Park 23 (Phil Burnham), Sibthorpe Church car park 11 (Bill Bacon) and Ollerton 8 (David Shaw)
Small Tortoiseshell Singletons in Kirton, Bingham, Bingham Linear Park and Sibthorpe Church car park
Peacock One seen at Bramcote Hills Landfill
Comma Twenty-six individuals at 15 sites with a max of 5 at  Newstead Abbey Park (Phil Burnham)
Speckled Wood Eleven individuals from 8 sites, all singletons but for 3 at Sandy Banks LNR (Toni Lachetta)

 

 

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Nottinghamshire Flutterings 2nd October 2017 Small Copper ab. radiata

Nottinghamshire Flutterings 2nd October 2017 Small Copper ab. radiata

Must congratulate Mark Searle for his perfect images of a ‘usual’ Small Copper and a Small Copper aberration (ab. radiata).

Taken at Beeston Sidings on the outskirts of Nottingham.

Thank you Mark.

 

Here are a summary of some of the records from the last couple of weeks of September:

Brimstone Five records including
Grantham Canal 3 Cooper; Chris
Newstead & Annesley CP – S8 1 Burnham; Philip
Newstead & Annesley CP – S2 1 Burnham; Philip
Radcliffe Wood – S9 1 Goodwin, Paul
Large White 48 records of ones and two except
Bingham Linear Park – S5 4 Craig, Jenny
Sandy Banks LNR Bestwood – S1 3 Lachetta; Antoni
Small White 59 records putting it in top spot
Welbeck Estate 8 Frost; Roy
Bingham Linear Park – S6 6 Craig, Jenny
Shireoaks Woodlands 5 Pearson; Paul
Green-veined White 16 records all singletons except
Bennerley Marsh 4 Jones, Dave
Bingham Linear Park – S6 2 Craig, Jenny
Grantham Canal 2 Cooper; Chris
Small Copper Six records including
Beeston Sidings – S3 2 Birkett, Graham
Compton Acres 1 Archibald; Laurence
Sandy Banks LNR Bestwood – S1 1 Lachetta; Antoni
Beeston Sidings – S3 1 Birkett, Graham
Bennerley Marsh 1 Jones, Dave
Brown Argus One record
Calverton Colliery 1 Anderson; Martyn
Common Blue Two records
Newstead & Annesley CP – S6 1 Philip Burnham
Mansfield pit tip 1 Shaw; David
Red Admiral 50 (yes fifty) records including
Welbeck Estate 80 Frost; Roy
Beeston Sidings 14 Birkett; Graham
Beeston Sidings – S2 12 Birkett, Graham
Compton Acres 10 Archibald; Laurence
Sherwood Nottingham City 9 Dennison; Jacqueline
Beeston Sidings – S2 8 Birkett, Graham
Painted Lady Two records
Keyworth 1 McConnell; June
Hoveringham 1 Shaw; David
Small Tortoiseshell 9 records, singletons except for
Bestwood 2 Lachetta; Antoni
Keyworth 2 Fairchild, Sarah
Peacock Two records
Calverton 3 Anderson; Martyn
Keyworth 1 McConnell; June
Comma 23 records including
Grantham Canal 5 Cooper; Chris
Welbeck Estate 5 Frost; Roy
Grantham Canal 4 Cooper; Chris
Compton Acres 3 Archibald; Laurence
Radcliffe Wood – S10 3 Goodwin, Paul
Speckled Wood 52 records including
Compton Acres 5 Archibald; Laurence
Bennerley Viaduct – S5 4 Bryce, Marion
Bingham Linear Park – S7 4 Craig, Jenny
Beeston Sidings – S2 4 Birkett, Graham
Sandy Banks LNR Bestwood – S1 4 Lachetta; Antoni
Meadow Brown One record (which was double checked)
Netherfield Lagoons – S3 1 Cowlishaw; Sue
Small Heath Two records
Calverton Colliery 1 Anderson; Martyn
Budby Common 1 Dennison; Jacqueline

 

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