Species to look out for
Jul 17–Aug 9: Big Butterfly Count
Please see our recording pages
Mar 2015: Planning transects on the North Downs west of Dorking: (L-R) John Curtin, Bill Downey, Amanda McCormick (NT Ranger), Phil Boys, Cathy Mead, Gail Jeffcoate
Surrey & SW London branch was created in 1995 from the original London branch. Membership reached 1,000 in Oct 2014.
Surrey Reserve: Oaken Wood
Species to look out for (above)
Scroll images to see Surrey's 42 species. Click image to reveal full details, life-cycle photos & video
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Jul 11 & 12: Purple Emperor safaris at Knepp Rewilding, West Sussex. Sunday's total: 77
Jul 7, Sheepleas: 20 members, 15 species, incl Purple Emperor atop his usual Oak (Nigel Jackman)
Jul 26: Juniper Hall BioBlitz, 10.00-16.30, incl butterfly walks
Jun 25, Roundshaw Downs: Dave Warburton, Sutton BC Biodiversity Officer, showed 11 members around the borough’s flagship reserve.
He demonstrated the results of the different management methods: scrapes where cattle had access produced a more varied flora. We were late in the season for Small Blue but found one worn individual. The butterfly flew here for the first time this year after Kidney Vetch was planted in 2012-14. We recorded 14 species, including Marbled White, which flourishes in this urban oasis. FK
White-letter Hairstreak: Dave Page, Elmbridge BC Countryside Estates Officer, would appreciate records from the Esher Commons
via iRecord or email@example.com. Three downloadable maps show likely sites: Elms1, Elms2, Elms3
Jun 19: Fritillary feast!
1 Heaths & High Browns in Devon: see Mick Rock's posts on our Facebook page
2 20+ Dark Greens feeding on Dogwood, Albury Downs, TQ03934909. FK
Jun 7: Glanvilles (Richard Sergeant)
back at Wrecclesham! see Sightings
May: Insight into the lives of butterflies
Blog by Nick Broomer (Cranleigh)
Apr: National AGM & Members' Day will be in SURREY, Sat 14 Nov, at the Cobham Hilton
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