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The sightings below are ones we receive by email or during our field trips

Last updated on 28th June 2018

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2018 Season


25th June

Keith has observed that this year seems to be a very good year for the Holly Blue.  He has been seeing one or two every sunny day in his garden.  Has it been a good year for Holly Blue in your area.  Please let us know and send in your records.

15th June

Jill recoreded and photographed Heath Fritillary, at East Blean Woods.


Heath Fritillary


Heath Fritillary



29th May

Painted Lady was recorded by Margaret in her garden in Tonbridge


Painted Lady

23rd May

Derek recorded 12 Small Heath's at The Swale nature reserve.

16th May

Colin recoreded Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper, Brimstone and Green Hairstreaks at Blue Bell Hill.




Grizzled Skipper


Dingy Skipper


Green Hairstreak

6th May

Trevor recorded and photographed a number of Green Hairstreak butterflies at White Hill Reserve, Shoreham.


Green Hairstreak


Green Hairstreak



18th April

A male Orange Tip was recorded in Vinters Valley Nature Reserve by Jackie

14th April

Large Tortoiseshell was recorded by Roger


Large Tortoiseshell


30th March

Two Red Admirals were recorded at Clowes Wood by Maria


Red Admiral

27th March

Brimstone was recorded at Blean by Maria

26th March

Brimstone was seen in flight in Ash Road field by Ray

16th March

Brimstone was recorded in Tonbridge by Graham

14th March

Brimstone was recorded at St Margaret's Bay by Roger

14th March

A Male Brimstone was recorided at Longbeech North Woods (in Charing near Ashford) by Annelli