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East Lothian Sightings September 2018

PostPosted: Fri 07 Sep 2018 20:59
by georgehogg
Lots of Small White and c 5% Green Veined on biodiversity field margins at Torness yesterday.
Lucerne was a great favourite , followed by Phacelia.
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lucerne
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Countless Silver Y moths.
Some plots were not planted but left to self germinate.
One is wild bugloss , and seems very appealing to Painted Ladies , min 4 .
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bugloss & painted ladies
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Wood at Skateraw car park has been opened up a bit to expand a butterfly glade.
Speckled Wood in residence , sunbathing in the draught free sun spots.

Re: East Lothian Sightings September 2018

PostPosted: Sat 08 Sep 2018 17:26
by jpgn
No Peacocks at all seen during a morning of sunny spells in Longniddry today - but did see 27 Red Admirals (including 11 on a single (white) Buddleia bush) and 4 Painted Ladies.

Re: East Lothian Sightings September 2018

PostPosted: Wed 12 Sep 2018 18:05
by jpgn
26 Red Admirals, 6 Painted Ladies, 3 Speckled Woods and a single Comma on a bright and breezy morning in Longniddry today