TBOSG

  Butterfly, Dragonfly and Damselfly

  News from S. Glos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. GLOS SYSTEMATIC BUTTERFLY LIST

S. GLOS BUTTERFLY YEAR LIST

S. GLOS SYSTEMATIC DRAGONFLY LIST

 

 

JANUARY 2019

No reports or sightings this month!

 

FEBRUARY 2019

This years first Comma and Red Admiral were both seen at Willsbridge with another Red Admiral at Thornbury on the 14th. A Peacock and Red Admiral were noted at Lower Woods with Small Tortoiseshell's seen just below Highfield Farm near Wick and in a garden at Yate on the 15th. Two Brimstone were seen at Oldbury Power Station with singles at Bradley Stoke and Coalpit Heath on the 21st.

 

Donna Harvey

A Red Admiral around Lagoon II at Oldbury Power Station on the 22nd. Brimstones noted at Frampton Cotterell and (with 3) Three Brooks LNR, Bradley Stoke and Thornbury on the 23rd.

 

Pete Hazelwood, Matt Plenty

On the 24th a Brimstone, Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell at Oldbury Power Station, Comma and Peacock in Thornbury and Brimstone at Oldland Common. A Small Tortoiseshell at Ringswell, Marshfield on the 25th. On the 26th, four Brimstone and three Small Tortoiseshell on the wing in Warmley CP, two male Brimstone in Thornbury, Peacock, five Comma and two Brimstone at Three Brooks LNR and two Brimstone and Red Admiral at Oldbury Power Station. Also on the 26th a Hummingbird Hawk Moth in a garden in Marshfield feeding on primrose plus Red Admiral and Brimstone.

 

Three Brimstone, three Peacock and three Comma still at Three Brooks LNR also Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell and Comma in Yate and a Dragonfly Spp. at Oldbury Power station on the 27th.

 

MARCH 2019

A Brimstone was seen on the wing at Willsbridge Mill on the 19th. (Steve Mac)

 

Contributors

Louise Bailey, Phil Barlow, John Barnett, Mark Coller, Paul Francis, Dave Hanks, Donna Harvey, Pete Hazelwood, Mike Jackson, Steve Mac, Matt Plenty, Dave Poulton, Adam Rawson, Vic Savery, Denise Whittle.