Nottinghamshire Flutterings 28th March 2016. Small White and Green-veined White.

Hello Butterphiles

Two ‘new’ species for the year over the last few days:

Small White, 2 in Dyscarr Wood on 25th seen by Pauline Bradford. The earliest record I have was 01/04/1995,

Green-veined White seen by Jane Howe in her Chilwell garden on 26th.
Species status to date:

06. Green-veined White [17/03/2011-08/10/2008] 26/3/2016-
05. Small White [25/3/2016-31/10/2007] 25/3/16-
04. Comma [06/02/1998-24/11/2011] 20/3/2016-
03. Peacock [03/01/2013-29/12/2015] 10/2/16-
02. Red Admiral [25/01/2014-29/12/2011] 29/01/2016-
01. Small Tortoiseshell [12/01/2016-24/12/2001] 12/01/2016-

[ ] indicate first and last dates in Notts records dating back to 1995.

Records from 25th-26th March

Small Tortoiseshell 16-03-25 on laurel by Pauline Bradford

Small Tortoiseshell 16235 on laurel by Pauline Bradford

 

Richard Rogers

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