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    New dragonfly for UK

    Just read on Atropos migrant site that Adrian Parr has announced that a male Yellow-spotted Emerald, Somatochlora flavomaculata, has been recorded at Carlton Marshes, Suffolk today. Doesn't mention photos but there seems no ambiguity about this. Great record for the finder!
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    Hawfinch invasion

    Over the last 2-3 weeks there seems to have been an unprecedented number of Hawfinches moving through. Here in the London area there have been multiple site sighting everyday of mostly flyovers over this time period. Normally only a couple of sightings each winter. Any ideas on the origins of...
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    Best place for Southern Emerald at Cliffe

    Has anyone who has been to see the Southern Emerald Damselflies at Cliffe RSPB Reserve this year got any info as to the best place to look for them as I maybe going there over the weekend?
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    Penzance pelagics

    Does anyone know whether there are any day pelagics from Penzance this August? Can't find any info for this year on the web, so thinking maybe not.
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    First butterflies 2011

    Had my first butterfly of the year today at midday- a Red Admiral flying round a garden in SW London + then settling on some bare compost in a raised bed, basking in the pleasant sunshine. Looked in good nick too!
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    Hi from Middx

    Good to join another site- keen birder + all round naturalist. Look forward to all the posts. ;)