Red Admiral [25/01/2014-29/12/2011] 29/01/2016-
Red Admiral became our second adult species to be seen this year on the 29th January. Chris Bradbury saw one fluttering around the pavement out at the back of his house.
Small White [01/04/1995-31/10/2007]
Annie Cheesbrough has emailed to say she “has had six 6 caterpillars of Small White butterflies on our brassicas through the winter. The last live one I saw was 2 weeks ago (23/1/16) on kale in West Bridgford. Can’t find any now though. Goodness knows what they’d have fed on if they’d developed! I’ve certainly never seen surviving caterpillars after frost before this winter.”
I have probably received my final set of 2015 records his week. I have yet to send the finally tally off to Butterfly Conservation so if there are any more records outstanding then please let me know.
These are records from many sources including casual records, the Big Butterfly Count, Transects, iRecord and the WCBS (Wider Countryside Butterfly Scheme).
18782 records of 81504 individuals. See the table below (note you can sort by the column headers)
I wonder how many individuals have not been recorded at all or will be the same individual recorded on different days or by different observers and thus what the true number of butterflies really is in Notts.
Notts 2015 records summary
|Dark Green Fritillary||3||4|
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