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More Warm Sunshine

Saturday, September 21st 2019

The butterflies were making the most of the warm sunshine.  There were 11 Red Admirals feeding on one small clump of Hemp Agrimony.

In another area of the reserve one was feasting on ripe Blackberries.

Speckled Wood, Comma and Painted Lady were all recorded today.  We are noting the dates of sightings of the butterflies on the monthly observation board.  The last dates seen will be forwarded to the butterfly recorder.

Lark and Taurus were also enjoying the sunshine out on the middle moor.

They were distracted when they saw some people walk through the gate to Spigot Mere and obviously wondering if they could go that way too.


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