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Forum: Norfolk Sunday 20th September 2020, 18:28
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Posted By HarassedDad
Very - but it might have been sleeping for a few...

Very - but it might have been sleeping for a few weeks and been disturbed. They tend to go into hibernation quite quickly so they often look pretty fresh even in March - it's flying around that gets...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 9th August 2020, 09:17
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Posted By HarassedDad
That SWF is the first record for your tetrad! In...

That SWF is the first record for your tetrad! In other news: a Wall with the ground colour white instead of orange was photographed yesterday at Salthouse - this is ab. xanthos; second brood...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 1st August 2020, 12:35
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Posted By HarassedDad
Bilateral gynandromorph - A very tatty...

Bilateral gynandromorph - A very tatty Silver-washed at Holt Country Park seen and photographed yesterday by two separate individuals. Left side is female, right is male. Incredibly rare in the wild.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 21st July 2020, 13:50
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Posted By HarassedDad
First recorded 2019 Its a good site for White...

First recorded 2019
Its a good site for White Admiral and Purple Hairstreak (and in 1960's it was the last site in Norfolk for Marsh Fritillary)
Forum: Norfolk Friday 26th June 2020, 20:43
Replies: 2,149
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Posted By HarassedDad
I have reports mainly from coastal sites so far,...

I have reports mainly from coastal sites so far, with numbers reported as "hundreds" in several. Seems to have started Wednesday.

In other news, Purple Emperor seen at Foxley this week.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 15:35
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Posted By HarassedDad
Silver-studded Blue now flying - earliest Norfolk...

Silver-studded Blue now flying - earliest Norfolk date ever. Also Large Skipper reported.
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 10th May 2020, 20:47
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Posted By HarassedDad
Swalowtail now reported

Swalowtail now reported
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 7th May 2020, 18:41
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Posted By HarassedDad
Meadow Brown reported! That's very early.

Meadow Brown reported! That's very early.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 3rd May 2020, 13:13
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By HarassedDad
Isn't Orthetrum brunneum also a possibility?...

Isn't Orthetrum brunneum also a possibility? (I've never seen this so I'd be interested in the differences and any ID tips)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 27th April 2020, 10:43
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By HarassedDad
Piggybacking on this thread - the east coast has...

Piggybacking on this thread - the east coast has seen a major influx in the last fortnight - 7 in Norfolk, 3 in suffolk. Considering the reduced coverage there must be more drifting over.
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 11th April 2020, 11:48
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Posted By HarassedDad
Large White and Green Hairstreak now reported -...

Large White and Green Hairstreak now reported - And a Large Tortoiseshell photographed on the 8th in Sheringham area, with one in Suffolk and one in Essex also seen last week. So frustrating when...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 7th April 2020, 16:23
Replies: 2,149
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Posted By HarassedDad
The current Norfolk list of species seen this...

The current Norfolk list of species seen this year is
Small White, Green-veined White, Orangetip, Brimstone
Holly Blue, Small Copper, Red Admiral, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell
Peacock, Comma and...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 22nd March 2020, 17:48
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Views: 241
Posted By HarassedDad
First chiffchaff yesterday here in Norwich.

First chiffchaff yesterday here in Norwich.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 14th January 2020, 12:52
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Posted By HarassedDad
So I was at Burgh Castle today and at around 12 a...

So I was at Burgh Castle today and at around 12 a Great White Egret flew over the river into Halvergate. Have they got commoner lately or was I just lucky. (I confess I haven't been keeping up on...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 17th November 2019, 22:58
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By HarassedDad
Lol! I hadn't noticed before. Whoever typeset it...

Lol! I hadn't noticed before. Whoever typeset it has my sympathy - a typo's one thing, but on the spine - ouch.
Forum: Norfolk Monday 12th August 2019, 20:13
Replies: 2,149
Views: 405,203
Posted By HarassedDad
Queen of Spain fritillary photographed at BTO...

Queen of Spain fritillary photographed at BTO Thetford last week - and on Saturday I was shown a photograph taken last year at East Ruston Gardens of a Rusty-tipped Page (Siproeta epaphus), normally...
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 31st July 2019, 19:57
Replies: 2,149
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Posted By HarassedDad
PE reported from Beeston but not yet from...

PE reported from Beeston but not yet from Sheringham. This may be because people are busy looking at Foxley - where they are easier to see. Now also reported from Swanton Novers, Ashwellthorpe Lower...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 21st July 2019, 23:46
Replies: 2,149
Views: 405,203
Posted By HarassedDad
At least one seen Sunday along with a valezena...

At least one seen Sunday along with a valezena Silver-washed (and lots of normal SWF)
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 17th July 2019, 16:38
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Posted By HarassedDad
Purple Emperor are at Foxley Wood! At least 2...

Purple Emperor are at Foxley Wood! At least 2 males and a female have been seen, showing well but high up on the trees along the main drive that leads to the car parks. Note that Foxley is closed on...
Forum: Norfolk Friday 12th July 2019, 01:02
Replies: 2,149
Views: 405,203
Posted By HarassedDad
Well things just got trickier - Suffolk has had a...

Well things just got trickier - Suffolk has had a report of a Marbled seen coming in off the sea with a bunch of Large Whites. I have no idea what's going on, but no sign of anything at Cranwich...
Forum: Norfolk Monday 8th July 2019, 19:20
Replies: 2,149
Views: 405,203
Posted By HarassedDad
Nope, that's definitely the wrong direction for...

Nope, that's definitely the wrong direction for this time of year. Any guess as to species?

In other news, Cranwich Camp's field trip on Saturday turned up 3 Marbled Whites!
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 23rd June 2019, 13:45
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Posted By HarassedDad
Gatekeeper and Ringlet now reported

Gatekeeper and Ringlet now reported
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 19th June 2019, 17:51
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By HarassedDad
Where I've seen them is approximately TG08153772...

Where I've seen them is approximately TG08153772 I think (looking at google maps with full tree cover is tricky)

Walk from car park through the kids area to the ride that runs along the edge of the...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 18th June 2019, 01:36
Replies: 2,149
Views: 405,203
Posted By HarassedDad
Along with the Painted Ladies and Red Admirals...

Along with the Painted Ladies and Red Admirals coming in, I've had a Clouded Yellow reported.
In other news Dark Green Fritillary and White-Letter Hairstreak also seen.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 4th June 2019, 14:32
Replies: 2,149
Views: 405,203
Posted By HarassedDad
Small Blue

One was photographed at Cranwich Camp Yesterday. This is the first definite record for Small Blue in Norfolk since 1993 so I've no idea where it came from.
In other news Meadow Brown reported and a...
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