Sighting

25-06-2020

Small Skipper (17)

Large Skipper (4)

Large White (3)

Green-veined White (2)

Common Blue (1)

Small Tortoiseshell (27)

Marbled White (62)

Meadow Brown (300)

Ringlet (20)

Small Heath (15)

Five-spot Burnet (32)

Forester (8)

Yellow Shell (1)

 Surprised and pleased to see so many Small Tortoiseshells. A few of the 5-spot Burnets had yellow spots, which I had not seen before. Meadow Brown numbers are probably conservative - many were nectaring on Hogweed and in particular the plentiful Wild Thyme.

Alan Beard