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Old 26-03-17, 02:39 PM
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Default Butterflies 2017.

My first butterfly species for 2017 is a Comma, in fact there were a couple of them enjoying the sunshine this morning on a woodland walk.

The Comma is proudly showing it's 'comma' in the first image.
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My first butterflies for the year are Brimstone and Peacock in the garden and on the Longham Patch
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Comma and Small Tortoiseshell in the garden today, with a fly-by from what I think was a Peacock.

Might keep a year list this year...

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Sorry but i can beat your sightings
Last week i had four of the winter hibinators ,small tort, brimstone, peacock and commer in one afternoon I also seen a red admiral a few days later
It will be spring orange tips and small whites soon
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I am going to keep a year list for butterflies this year, I just recently joined the Butterfly Conservation Group so I can learn more about butterflies and hopefully see new species.
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A Small Tortoiseshell seen on my walk yesterday and later in the day an Orange-tip in my garden.
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I am going to keep a year list for butterflies this year, I just recently joined the Butterfly Conservation Group so I can learn more about butterflies and hopefully see new species.
Remember to add your garden sightings on to the BTO G B Watch Species count form Martin.
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Remember to add your garden sightings on to the BTO G B Watch Species count form Martin.
My second Orange tip sighted yesterday with more Peacocks .

Thanks for the reminder, have they got butterflies on the on line recording page? must take a better look. Bit late to put the last garden sightings on now though?
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Had a Green -vained White on Saturday
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First Orange-tip of the year for me this morning.

Is it too early for Speckled Wood? A small brown butterfly passed me too, bt didn't hand arpund to be identified; Speckled Wood was the only thing I could think it might be.

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