Sighting

24-08-2021

Small White (6)

Green-veined White (1)

Common Blue (7)

Chalkhill Blue (14)

Adonis Blue (19)

Painted Lady (2)

Small Tortoiseshell (1)

Speckled Wood (2)

Wall Brown (49)

Gatekeeper (1)

Meadow Brown (60)

 9.30-11.00. My usual circuit. Later, after visiting Calstone Coombes, I returned and visited the slopes below the monument - saw a fine example of a MF caterpillar nest with 3rd instar caterpillars (photo). They have chosen a good location, and should escape being disturbed by the grazing cattle.

Simon Crampin