Mark Searle found our first Small Copper (2) along his River Leen Cutting transect near King’s Meadow yesterday (April 19th).
That brings us up to 15 species for the year.
Also yesterday, four Green Hairstreak at Toton Sidings yesterday seen by Brian Johnson and Richard Smyth.
Intriguingly one of these was some 300 yards away from their ‘known’ area. Are they expanding?? If so HS2 will put pay to that!
And another good count of Orange-tip, this time of 20+ by Stan Darling on a walk near Tollerton (also 5 Peacock and 8 SmT)