The High Elms butterfly transect produced 18 species , the highlights being 7 White-letter Hairstreak , 31 Silver-washed Fritillary ( including 3 egg laying females ) , 8 Brown Argus ( female
Helping with the Down House transect , these results were reflected , but good numbers of Small Copper were recorded . Once again whilst in the large paddock , we made contact with the two Roe
A look up on the Common found things very quiet , the only interest found was the flowering of
I have made a couple of visits to the slope below Biggin Hill Airport , and on one of these recored 11 species on a very small site . Having found male Chalkhill Blues previously , it was good to find the
A few insects I have found , starting with Hoverflies :
to one of the smallest , Sphaerophoria scripta .
And finally , I found this female Southern Hawker , crashing about in the carport the other day . I