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JMNR Sightings – August 13th 2019

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Nikki M – early afternoon, 17C Wind B4 W, sunny spells and light showers Butterflies: Large White 1, Small White 1, Green-veined White 6, Small Copper 1, Red Admiral 2, Painted Lady 2, Peacock 12, Comma 1, Speckled Wood 1, … Continue reading

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JMNR Butterfly Transect August 8th 2019

A summary of this week’s butterfly transect,  carried out by D. Clay, is as follows: • Small Skipper 2 • Gatekeeper 13 • Meadow Brown 3 • Ringlet 1 • Speckled Wood 2 • Green – veined White 4 • … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 9th June 2019

Nikki M, 2:30 Azure damselflies, Large Red damselflies, a Broad-bodied or 4-spot Chaser Bottom Pond. Brimstone, Large White, Unidentified white, Orange tip, Peacock. Dayflying moth Brassy Tortrix (Eulia ministrana). Blackbird, Mallard ducklings.

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JMNR Sightings Brook Survey – 9th June 2019

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Brook survey below bottom bridge (SK3686 6491) 3 minute kick sample – Nikki M, observer J Parlby 14:30 Cased Caddis 35, Caseless Caddis 12, Stoneflies 15, Ephemeridae (mayfly) 8, Ephemerellidae (mayfly) 5, Heptageniidae (mayfly) 7, Freshwater shrimp (Gammarus) 150, Baetidae … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 6th June 2019

Sightings and Butterfly transect week 10 – Nikki M, 12:45, 17°C, clear skies, wind W B4 Summary of butterflies seen: 4 Orange tip, 1 Speckled Wood, 1 unidentified white (6 butterflies). Dayflying moths: Silver-ground Carpet, Apple Fruit Moth, Yellow-barred Long-horn, … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 5th June 2019

Nikki M – 15°C, 15:35, cloudy Green-veined white, Celypha lacunana, Ancylis badiana, 2 Silver-ground moth, Diamond back moth, 2 Azure damselfly, Harlequin ladybird, Red and Black froghopper, Noon fly. Wood pigeon, Chiffchaff, Wren, a duckling in Hide Pond. In flower: … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 1st June 2019

Butterfly transect week 9 – J Parlby, 13:55, 21°C, 83% sunshine Summary of butterflies seen: 6 Brimstone, 6 Green-veined White, 2 Orange tip, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 7 Peacock, 2 unidentified white (24 butterflies).

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JMNR Sighting – 23rd May 2019

Sightings and butterfly transect week 8 – Nikki M, 13:20, 20°C, sunshine 95%, wind B3 Summary of butterflies seen: 3 Brimstone, 1 Small White, 4 Green-veined White, 7 Orange tip, 3 Peacock, 2 Speckled Wood (2o butterflies). Moths: Adela reaumurella, … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 14th May 2019

Nikki M, 18°C, Wind B1 clear skies 9 Orange tip, 2 Green-veined White, 1 Speckled Wood, 1 Brimstone, 4 unidentified white,  2 Peacock. Many Adela reaumurella and Ancylis badiana (moths). Red and Black froghopper (Cercopis vulnerata). 1 Large Red damselfly, … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 13th May 2019

Butterfly transect week 7 – M and J Steel, 11:20, 19°C, clear skies, wind W B1 Summary of butterflies seen: 3 Brimstone, 5 Large White, 4 Green-veined white, 17 Orange tip, 3 Speckled Wood, 2 unidentified white, 1 unidentified brown … Continue reading

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