Our first ‘on the wing’ record of the year came in yesterday from Lound.
Small Tortoiseshell [12/01/2016-24/12/2001] 12/01/2016-
Seen and photographed by Daz Housman, our previous earliest date was 15/01/1996.
Also this week, and also from Lound – 3 hibernating Peacock [03/01/2013-29/12/2015]
I have received news of the only Nottinghamshire record of Wall Brown from last year – a singleton seen well by Mike Archer near Styrrup on 16th July.
Richard Rogers, Nottinghamshire Butterfly recorder