On Wednesday , a walk around Hutchinsons Bank and across the road at Chapel Bank produced my first Ringlet of the year , but out of Kent , and several Cinnabar Moths . Always on the move and
Yesterday , Martin and I had an away day , with our first stop at Fairmile Common , not far from Junct.10 of the M25 . We arrived about 0900 , and in the warm sunshine , our target was already on the wing , Silver-studded Blue , though numbers were small as they have only just started emerging .
From there , we headed down the A3 to one of my favourite sites , Thursley Common , a site that was once the holy grail of Odonata . I'm afraid that isn't the case now , as after two and a half hours
With a change in the weather for the weekend , today I did the High Elms butterfly transect . More butterflies , 86 , but 58 of those were newly emerged Meadow Brown , and one species less with 8.
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