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by felix123
Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Mystery Clouded Yellow!
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Mystery Clouded Yellow!

Thank you very much! would of great to of found a rare specie or aberrant form though :D
by felix123
Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Mystery Clouded Yellow!
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Mystery Clouded Yellow!

Hello all, Went on a walk to Powerstock Common (Dorset) with my Dad today, and had a lovely walk with tonnes of Small tortoiseshells, common blues and speckled woods. Also with two lovely but tatty Silver-washed fritillaries. My dad spotted this clouded yellow and I sneakily crept up on it while fee...
by felix123
Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Sightings january 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 2439

Re: Sightings january 2012

Hi all,

Saw my first sighting of the year last week! :D It was a Red admiral flying past weakly in the VERY strong winds!

Forgot how much I loved this site!

Felix
by felix123
Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: July 2011
Replies: 292
Views: 8023

Re: July 2011

On summer holidays now Woo!! 6 weeks of butterfly hunting!! To start of a great day at Stonebarrow Hill With a grand total of 16 species of butterfly!! This included: Lots of silver-washed Fritillary including a mating pair, numerous small, green-veined and large whites, 1 beautiful male Brimstone, ...
by felix123
Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: june 2011
Replies: 271
Views: 7538

Re: june 2011

Hi, was offered a ride to Stonebarrow hill and couldn't refuse the offer :lol: was very pleased with the out come! :) Saw lots and lots of meadow browns all great condition and also lots of Common blue. 1 small tortoiseshell very good condition! 4x small heaths 1 green hairstreak! (very pleased) :D ...
by felix123
Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:34 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: February 2011
Replies: 69
Views: 3671

Re: February 2011

Spring has Sprung! Saw 3 Small tortoishell also a Brimstone in Morcombelake today, It felt like heaven! :D

Lots of Crocus and Daffodil flowering now in our area!

Felix
by felix123
Sun Feb 20, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Common Blue Black Dot
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Common Blue Black Dot

Thanks Felix, I will have a look for more of the same aberrations at cerne abbas again this year.:)

Thanks again,

Felix :D
by felix123
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Common Blue Black Dot
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Common Blue Black Dot

Thanks for that Felix I am very suprised that I found that Brown Agus aberration with no idea I found it :D. Just out of intrest how rare do you think it is to find that abberation? Yes I did notice that caterpiller there and wondered what it was, I was just seeing if anyone would notice with the ca...
by felix123
Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Common Blue Black Dot
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Common Blue Black Dot

Have a look at my other photos if you like see what you think! :D

Be honest, :)

Felix

http://www.flickr.com/photos/22341124@N08/
by felix123
Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Common Blue Black Dot
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Common Blue Black Dot

Ok, yeh it does look that way doesn't it. :D

Thanks for your help,

Felix
by felix123
Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Common Blue Black Dot
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Common Blue Black Dot

I remember taking this photo at Powerstock Common in June and have just notest a large black dot on the underwing what could this be and how can it occur?

Thanks for any help :D,

Felix

http://www.flickr.com/photos/22341124@N08/5455335525/
by felix123
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: February 2011
Replies: 69
Views: 3671

Re: February 2011

Whoo half-term! :D Hoping to see a butterfly in the week and 3 days I have+it's warm and ment to be sunny on saturday so fingers crossed! :)

From an very excited,

Felix :D :D
by felix123
Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: December Sightings 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 603

Re: December Sightings 2010

I recently saw this on my local news I thought it might be of intrest to you all. Also sorry if this has been posted before :D .

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/devon/hi/people_and_places/nature/newsid_9268000/9268117.stm

Felix
by felix123
Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: December Sightings 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 603

Re: December Sightings 2010

Do you think those eggs will survive Padfield? :?

Felix

P.s Went to Dorcherster yeserday absolutly loads of Crocus and Snowdrop shoots coming up! Very small though:)
by felix123
Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Christmas 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 482

Re: Happy Christmas 2010

Wish you all a very merry christmas and a happy new year!! :D

Felix :)

P.s Been stuck in my butterfly books lately CAN'T WAIT FOR SPRING!! :D
by felix123
Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: November Sightings
Replies: 71
Views: 2277

Re: November Sightings

Geting cooler about 7°C today :( .haven't seen a butterfly for a week now and missing summer already and also planning the next spring trip which will be a trip to Powerstock common to find the Dingy skippers :D

Happy hunting :)

Felix
by felix123
Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Sightings
Topic: September sightings
Replies: 161
Views: 3716

Re: September sightings

Yesterday me, my brother and dad went to Cerne abbas hill in search for the 2nd brood Adonis blues and the Chalkhill blues. I had lots of success with the AB(saw about 30-40 of them and managed to get one on my finger as it drunk the sweat of it :D ) but no success with the CHB and I have know idea ...
by felix123
Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: August Sighting 2010
Replies: 278
Views: 14078

Re: August Sighting 2010

I was happy to see the common blue females laying eggs on the Bird's-foot trefoil(in the graveyard)but I only saw 1 male :? and about 13 females, so do the males disappear before the females? Quite a few weeks ago they mowed all the tall grass down in the graveyard giving host to lots of butterfly s...
by felix123
Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: August Sighting 2010
Replies: 278
Views: 14078

Re: August Sighting 2010

Great at the New forest heath yesterday I saw 7 Graylings (as you said Pete) + a mating pair :) plenty of common blues, 1 male Brimstone, 1 Holly blue. :D

I don't think so but maybe some Silver-studded blues but again I don't think so.

I love the new forest!

Felix
by felix123
Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:20 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: August Sighting 2010
Replies: 278
Views: 14078

Re: August Sighting 2010

I'm at Hamshire at the moment at my aunties house and we are going to the New forest on sunday, can any of you tell me what butterflies I can see there at the momment? In her garden I saw 5 large whites, 1 Brimstone, 1 Speckled wood, 3 Holly blues(which one of which was laying eggs on her Ivy!). Fel...

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