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Worcestershire Butterflies,Moths and Dragonflies

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Old Sunday 2nd August 2015, 06:03   #501
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Some fox moth caterpillars seen on freshly mown fields at snipes /larford. Oddly i have never seen the adult moth there but i have at devils spittleford / rifle range, and you guessed it ,i have not seen the caterpillar at the latter.
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Old Wednesday 12th August 2015, 14:39   #502
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Can anyone point me in a direction where I have a reasonable chance of seeing Brown Argus in Worcestershire or the West Mids ? Thanks
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Old Tuesday 18th August 2015, 21:09   #503
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Old Sunday 30th August 2015, 20:45   #504
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Can anyone point me in a direction where I have a reasonable chance of seeing Brown Argus in Worcestershire or the West Mids ? Thanks
Saw Brown Argus in the cleared area near the main pond in Grafton Wood on Friday. Also had Small Copper in the same area. I saw just one female Brown Hairstreak also near the pond. Dragonflies seen included Brown Hawker, Migrant Hawker, Southern Hawker, Common & Ruddy Darter plus Emerald damselfly.
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Old Sunday 11th October 2015, 17:17   #505
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An unexpected late Hummingbird Hawkmoth in my garden in Worcester, yesterday.
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Old Monday 28th December 2015, 10:34   #506
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Louse

This little louse crept out of the Kale we cut for Christmas dinner. It's not the standard woodlouse you see - it had a light-coloured edge and it's back two pairs of legs were significantly longer than the others. Does anyone know what it might be?
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Old Monday 28th December 2015, 14:52   #507
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All that I can say is that it's a lousey photo ...

(Sorry! )

Actually looks reasonably like one of the standard woodlouse sp. ( http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species...hiny-woodlouse ), not sure about the back leg length though.
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Old Monday 28th December 2015, 19:23   #508
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All that I can say is that it's a lousey photo ...

(Sorry! )

Actually looks reasonably like one of the standard woodlouse sp. ( http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species...hiny-woodlouse ), not sure about the back leg length though.
Sorry about the photo quality - it was taken in near darkness with a hand-held torch over it.

Unfortunately the photos on the website look nothing like the louse. Thanks for your help though Dan.
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Although butterflies aren’t able to transfer as much pollen from one plant to another as bees do, butterflies do tend to fly longer distances than bees so they’re able to spread the pollen around a larger area.
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Monk wood 9 white admirals and 2 silver washed fritillaries , the latter also seen in wyre Forrest the week before.
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Red Admiral at Bittell.
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One in my garden today too.
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Old Tuesday 30th May 2017, 17:33   #513
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Scarlet Tiger Moth

A Scarlet Tiger moth alongside Diglis lock, Worcester, this morning and again this afternoon.
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Not recorded in the UK until 1999, Small Red-eyed Damselfly is marching westward with a number of sites in VC37 (old Worcestershire) being colonised, including Lifford Reserviour, Kings Norton below.

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Old Tuesday 26th November 2019, 11:41   #515
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Just seen a Hummingbird Hawk Moth outside my office in Malvern - quite unusual for the last week of November I would think.
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Just seen a Hummingbird Hawk Moth outside my office in Malvern - quite unusual for the last week of November I would think.
Put your record on the Butterfly Conservation website Dave. There is a section for migratory butterflies and moths, unless you've already done so, of course.

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Old Thursday 28th November 2019, 07:19   #517
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Put your record on the Butterfly Conservation website Dave. There is a section for migratory butterflies and moths, unless you've already done so, of course.

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