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Small Heath butterfly

Saturday, June 27th 2009

Mixed weather at Foxglove today meant that this morning we had about 30 visitors in the glorious sunshine. For most of them it was their first visit.

The Broad-bodied Chaser was seen again on the wet meadows. We are hoping for a good photograph if the sunny weather stays with us. Watch this space!

Kevin came to volunteer and trimmed the hedge along the access road.

Broad-bodied Chaser

Danielle spotted this Small Heath butterfly on the heathland and came today to give us this beautiful picture.

This afternoon Debbie and Sandra filled all the bird feeders ready for the weekend. It rained steadily from mid-afternoon.


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