Nottinghamshire Flutterings 24/3/17, Speckled Wood and Orange-tip

Two ‘new’ species in last few days

RSPB Sherwood found a Speckled Wood on 9/3/17
The earliest date I have on record for Notts is 17/03/2011

Martyn Anderson emailed me yesterday to say “half an hour ago a female Orange Tip was in my conservatory. I don’t grow weeds in my conservatory!”
The earliest date I have on record for Notts is also 17/03/2011.

Records received since last time:

Brimstone 15/03/2017 Southwell 2 Marie Bunting
Orange-tip 23/03/2017 Calverton 1 Martyn Anderson
Small Tortoiseshell 19/03/2017 Newark 1 Carl Cornish
Small Tortoiseshell 21/03/2017 Toton Sidings 6 Mark Searle
Small Tortoiseshell 23/03/2017 Retford 1 Dave Griffin
Small Tortoiseshell 23/03/2017 Attenborough Nature Reserve 1 Brian Parkes
Peacock 15/03/2017 Southwell 2 Marie Bunting
Comma 23/03/2017 Retford 3 Dave Griffin
Speckled Wood 19/03/2017 Edwinstowe 1 RSPB Sherwood

 

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