Aug 28, 2019: Cranleigh

Surrey trippers

Refreshments after the 29C field trip: Bill Swinglehurst (front) then (L-R) Francis Kelly, Paul Huckle, Richard Stephens, Geoff Pierce, David Gough, Martin Wills, Clive Huggins, Mike Metherall. Nigel Jackman

Aug 08, Train Journey East

Surrey Train East

Top of the climb to Box Hill Dukes: L-R Robert Edmondson, Tim Bright, Mike Weller, Paul Huckle, David Snow, Mike Rigby & Les Mitchell (rear views), Geoff Pierce, Peter Conway.
Richard Stephens

Aug 03, Train Journey West

Surrey train 2019-08

Silver-spotted Skippers courtship on Ragwort, Hackhurst Down.
L-R Clive Huggins, Tim Hall, Francis Kelly, Robert Edmondson, Michael Friend, Andrew Kingston, Tim Bright, Geoff Pierce. Nigel Jackman

Surrey shoulder 2019-08

Mike Weller snaps a Silver-spotted Skipper on Nigel Jackman's shoulder. Clive Huggins

Surrey Knepp 2019-07

Jul 1, Knepp (L-R) Tim Bright, Laila & Richard Tillett, Richard Stephens (blue, leader), Mick White, Louise Bright, Francis Kelly, Joan Lowe, David Gough, Stephan Morris (obscured), David & Gill Hanson, Robert Edmondson, Nick Forward, Richard Herbert, Les Mitchell, Janet Cheney, Mike Weller, Steve Lowe, Mike Rigby, Peter Camber, David Rivett. Nigel Jackman

Surrey Amazon

Apr 7, 2019: Amazon Adenture, UK premiere, Waterloo. Dr Blanca Huertas, senior curator of Butterflies at NHM; Brian May, Queen guitarist; Clive Huggins (BC Surrey branch), consultant.


Feb 3. Branch table at RHS Wisley's Butterflies in the Glasshouse (L-R): Angela Martin, Philippa Young, Geoff Eaton. Clive Huggins


Nov 28Gatwick egg hunt. Ken Elsom

Nov 25, Members' Day 2017: Matthew Oates (left), National Trust Nature Specialist, presents a copy of his latest book "Beyond Spring" to Malcolm Bridge, who retired from the Branch committee after 18 years service. FK

Sep 9, Merrow (Warren Farm): Andrew Kingston, Gill Elsom, Mike Weller, Michael Friend, Ken Elsom. Nigel Jackman

Aug 23, Bookham Common: Simon Saville consults his map in the forlorn search for a Brown Hairstreak. Clive Huggins

Aug 5: lunch in waterproofs on the Great Train Journey West. Ken Owen

Jul 25, Betchworth Station: (L-R) Les Mitchell, Richard Stephens, Geoff Pierce, Mike Weller, Nigel Jackman, Helen Kelly, Michael Friend, David Hasell, Peter Conway, Francis Kelly, Ben West, Ken Owen. Clive Huggins

Jul 20, Headley Heath: Mike Weller tames a female Purple Hairstreak. Top: photographing a White-letter Hairstreak. Photos: Frank Boxell (Hairstreak) & Clive Huggins

Jul 13, Ashtead Common: Ken Owen points out a Purple Hairstreak. Richard Stephens

Jun 1: among the Cornflowers at Clandon Wood Burial Reserve. Nigel Jackman

Feb 5RHS Wisley: Janet Cheney & Jorge Rodríguez Pérez. Nigel Jackman

Feb 4Butterflies in the Glasshouse, RHS Wisley: Ted Forsyth & Martin Wills (obscured) with the Surrey branch display. Clive Huggins


Dec 9, Egg hunt, Blindley Heath: (L-R) Richard Stephens, Peter Brown, Trevor Sears, Graham Saxby, Chris Fry, Bill Downey (kneeling), Gillian & Ken Elsom, Lucy Gummer (SWT Ranger, kneeling), Sarah Watts, Steve Mercer, Alistair Curson, Ian Simm, Roger Moody, Megan Simm, Geoff Pierce (right). SWT volunteers in italicsFK

Sep 15, Denbies Carriageway Adonis sculpture: (L-R) Jacky Trinder, Francis Kelly, Mike Rigby, Jenny Shalom, Jean Smith, Bruce McLaren, David Hasell. Gillian Elsom


Sep 8, Priest Hill: Val Bradfield (obscured), Gillian Elsom, Marian Thomas, Bruce McLaren (obscuring Stephen Reisbach), Ken Owen, Sandra Sheal, Tim Saunders, Joan Lowe, Graham Cotton, David Robinson (leader), Clive Huggins, Lalage Grundy, Jenny Shalom, Martin Wills. Nigel Jackman


Aug 24, Bookham: (L-R) Richard Stephens, Bruce McLaren & Ros Knight with Clouded Yellow (circled) at her foot. Clive Huggins

Aug 09, Brookwood Cemetery. Clive Huggins

Aug 6, Pickett's Hole, White Down: Malcolm Bridge displays Butterflies (E. B. Ford, 1945), featuring the view towards Ranmore Church (below); reprising the view are (L-R):
Frosso Miltiadou, Tim & Louise Bright, Tim Hall (rear), Charlotte Hale, Asha Lutchmun, Mark Jones, Robert Edmondson, Bill Swinglehurst, Emlyn B , Mike Weller. FK

Aug 6, Pickett's Hole, White Down: (L-R) John Parish, Frosso Miltiadou, Tim Bright, Tim Hall, Malcolm Bridge, Louise Bright (obscured), Charlotte Hale, Mark Jones, Robert Edmondson, Emlyn B, Asha Lutchmun, Mike Weller, Nigel Jackman, David Gough, Michael Friend, Bill Swinglehurst (sitting), David Walton, Judith Ward, Clive Huggins, Geoff Pierce, Paul Huckle (sitting), John Barkham. FK

Aug 6, the view from Pickett's Hole: Ranmore Church (left) and St Martin's, Dorking (right); Box Hill Dukes is in the centre, to the left of Reigate Hill and its radio mast. FK

Jul 30, Albury Downs: (L-R) Mike Metherall; Mike & Liz Weller, Richard Herbert (all rear); Paul Huckle, John Hodder, Bruce McLaren, David Gough, Sue Webber, Jenny Shalom, Daphne & John (seated) Foulsham, Martin Wills, Sue & Trevor Sears (rear), Clive Huggins, Richard Stephens, Louise & Tim Bright, Asha Lutchmun, Robert Edmondson, Frosso Miltiadou (obscured) & guests Ben & Astrid; Diana Hayes (rear), Val Bradfield, Michael Friend, Veronica & Andy Bezear. Nigel Jackman

Jul 26, Great Train Journey East: Paul Huckle braves (non-live!) electric fence. Nigel Jackman

Jul 21, Headley Heath: (L-R) Richard Stephens, Andrew Kingston, Catherine McCusker (NT), Gail Jeffcoate, Martin Scalway, John Barkham, Nicholas Moll, Gill Cann, Bill Swinglehurst (seated), Richard Herbert, Ken Owen, Ronnie Haar, Richard Goldfinch, Peter Camber, David Hasell, Harry Matthews (hidden), Francis Kelly, Mike Weller, Bill & Andrea Bessant, Bruce McLaren, Jenny Shalom, Les Mitchell, Clive Huggins. Nigel Jackman

Jul 7, Epsom Common Aenjoying a Purple Emperor: (L-R) Bill Bessant, Andrew Kingston & Frank Boxell (all kneeling); Ronnie Haar, Val Bradfield, Andrea Bessant, Nigel Jackman, Bill Swinglehurst, Judith McNickle, Geoff Eaton, Richard Stephens, David Gough (rear), Michael Friend, Mike Metherall, Lin Matthews. Clive Huggins

Epsom Common B: Nigel Jackman

Epsom Common C: Clive Huggins

Jul 3, Bookham: a swarm of honey bees in the pruned tree at Hundred Pound Bridge provide lunchtime entertainment. Clive Huggins

May 29, Pewley Down: (L-R) David Gough, Mike Metherall, Christine Shawyer (back), Jean Smith (right), Mike Weller, Harry Matthews. Clive Huggins

May 26, Norbury Park: Mike Weller (5th-right) leads the group. Nigel Jackman

May 17, Brookwood Cemetery. Viewing Grizzled Skipper (L-R): Lin Matthews, Kelvin Richards, Bruce McLaren (kneeling), Margaret Beauchamp, Michael Friend, Jean Smith, Brian Scammell, Paul Huckle, Jenny Shalom, Les Mitchell. FK

Apr 20, Ham. Viewing Peacock & Comma in likely hibernation site: Barry Hilling, Paul Huckle, Mike Weller, Bruce McLaren. Clive Huggins

Feb, Wisley: Mike Weller & Nigel Jackman. Robert Edmondson

Feb, WisleyMalcolm Bridge engages pupils from Furzefield Primary, Merstham. Geoff Eaton looks on. Graham Revill

Feb, Wisley: Robert Edmondson, Mike Weller, Sophie Pettit. Nigel Jackman

Feb, Wisley: Martin Wills (left) & Ted Forsyth. Clive Huggins

Jan 5, Horton CP: Brown Hairstreak egg hunt; Gillian & Ken Elsom in foreground. Nigel Jackman


Dec 17, Chipstead Downs: Transect Coordinator Bill Downey leads the troops during a Brown Hairstreak egg hunt. FK

Dec 11, Priest Hill: Brown Hairstreak egg hunt. David Robinson, Lawrie de Whalley, Jill Hall, Peter Brown, Bob Pike, Jane Lowe, Val Bradfield, Stephen Reisbach, Bruce McLaren, Marian Thomas, Bridget de Whalley, Jenny Shalom, Gillian Elsom, Steve Nevard (SWT volunteer). Bill Downey

Nov 21: AGM & Members' Day in Dorking. Jim Asher

Nov 14: branch stand, National Members' Day, Cobham: Phil Boys, David Gardner, Geoff Eaton. Robert Edmondson

Oct 3: Richard Bance (left) and Phil Boys, branch stand, Amateur Entomologists' Society Trade Fair, Kempton Park. Robert Edmondson

Aug 28, Bookham rescheduled trip: leader Mike Weller stoops to conquer a Brown Hairstreak, surrounded by (L-R): Paul Huckle, Simon Saville, Bryan Ceney, Richard Herbert (rear view), John Hodder, Christine Shawyer, Eileen Hodder. Clive Huggins

Aug 19, Bookham: (L-R) David Hasell (green), Simon Saville (near, green sleeves), Roger Beck (pointing out a Brown Hairstreak), Trevor Sears, Trevor Woodage (checks), Lin Matthews, Jenny Woodage (holding binoculars), Linda Etherington (facing away), Michael Friend. FK

Aug 15, Wisley: (L-R) Lin Matthews, Dick Alder, Mike Metherall, John Parish (hidden), Francis Kelly, Jenny Shalom, Simon Saville, Rebecca Dunne, Helen Kelly, Ted Forsyth. Clive Huggins


Aug 8, Hackhurst Down: David Hasell leads the pursuit of a Clouded Yellow. Clive Huggins

Aug 8, Adonis Blue sculpture, Denbies Hillside carriageway: (L-R) Robert Edmondson, Bill Swinglehurst (front), Ken Owen, Clive Huggins (rear), Tim Hall, Tim Bright, Michael Friend, Phil Boys. Nigel Jackman

Aug 8, Great Train Journey West 2015: Malcolm Bridge (left) at Pickett's Hole. FK

Aug 1: Relaxing at Vale End after the walk up to Albury Downs. Clive Huggins

Jul 28: Bill Swinglehurst, Michael Friend, Mike Weller & Les Mitchell head the queue for the Great Train Journey East to Betchworth. Clive Huggins