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Re: Trevor

Postby Andrew555 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:41 am

A big thanks to you Trevor for showing me the ropes at High and Over last w/e, and also for pointing out this website.
And great job on all the sightings you have been getting.
Hope to see you out there again.

Cheers

Andrew

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Re: Trevor

Postby trevor » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:54 pm

My pleasure Andrew. I'm pleased you got to see the Wall Browns.
Sussex is one of the best counties for late Butterflies, several sites are still performing well.
Hope you will join UKB, the more the merrier.

Best wishes,
Trevor.

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Re: Trevor

Postby Goldie M » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:23 pm

Fantastic shots of the Helice Trevor, I saw one at Temple Ewell on my visit to Kent, (my first ever) I was so pleased to get a shot ,then you go and get three :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Goldie :D

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Re: Trevor

Postby Wurzel » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:09 pm

Some lovely Blues Trevor :D Unfortunately I haven't been able to cash in the Brownie points this weekend but with a break looming I might be suggest a walk along the coast...which would just happen to be at Southbourne where there is a wintering population of Cloudies :wink:

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Re: Trevor

Postby David M » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:08 pm

Mating Clouded Yellows plus a helice!!

What are you going to hit us with next, Trevor? :mrgreen:

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Re: Trevor

Postby essexbuzzard » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:02 pm

Agreed. Sensational stuff! If fact so good, I went there myself on Sunday for a slice of the Clouded Yellow action! :D

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Re: Trevor

Postby bugboy » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:46 pm

If the weather holds (and the weekend is, as I type, looking good) I may well pay your spot another visit!
Some addictions are good for the soul!

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Re: Trevor

Postby trevor » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:52 pm

Many thanks everyone.
I'm a little stuck for time, as I have a birthday celebration to go to at the Solstice park.
Three Wiltshire Butterflies for you, all from St Peters church grounds, Great Cheverell.
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Re: Trevor

Postby millerd » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:57 pm

A splendid Peacock, Trevor. :) Another second brood one do you think?

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Re: Trevor

Postby trevor » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:50 pm

Two more Butterflies from Wiltshire, both taken on 11th Oct.
The Red Admiral was so fresh that forewings have an almost purple sheen.

On the way back to East Sussex today I called in at Shoreham harbour, did I find any Cloudies ?.
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Re: Trevor

Postby Goldie M » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:55 pm

Hi! Trevor, that's a lovely looking peacock and Admiral, Goldie :D

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Re: Trevor

Postby trevor » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:46 pm

As my route from Wiltshire to home came within a couple of miles of Shoreham harbour,
I thought it would be rude not to pop in.
I am glad I did !. The first find was a Peacock, nectaring on Ragwort, then the first of about
six Clouded Yellow was seen. One of these was a helice and by comparing images this particular specimen
was photographed by myself last Friday, Oct 6th, and by Mark ( Essex buzzard ) on Sunday 8th.
The last CL found just before heading for home was a very bright lemon yellow, and almost brand new.

Two very fresh male Common Blues were also present, along with several worn examples.

Trevor.
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Re: Trevor

Postby millerd » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:22 pm

Glad to see Shoreham is still producing, Trevor. Nice Cloudies! :) The two days I might have got down there were resolutely cloudy in the other sense, but maybe next Monday?

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Re: Trevor

Postby Neil Freeman » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:58 pm

A great selection of butterflies in your recent posts Trevor :mrgreen: :D

It is at this time of year that I always feel a little jealous of the extended season that can be enjoyed down south, apart from a few Speckled Woods and Red Admirals things have just about wound down for the year around my local patch.

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Re: Trevor

Postby David M » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:23 pm

Well done with your Cloudies again, Trevor, particularly the helice. With warm, southerly winds blowing this weekend there may be a few more before November casts its evil shroud.

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Re: Trevor

Postby Wurzel » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:12 pm

As I've never seen a Helice it's definitely worth a few of these bad boys :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :D Good to seethe butterflies still out and about in Wiltshire, I've seen a few fluttering over the roads but never when I've been stopped, still maybe this weekend... :wink:

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Re: Trevor

Postby trevor » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:19 pm

Many thanks everyone for your comments, lets hope we can squeeze a little more out of the season.

This morning I left home for High and Over in sunshine, but arrived under cloud, with a southerly breeze.
A couple of sparring Wall Browns, seen near the steps, were blown over the hillside by the wind
and were not seen again.
After finding nothing else for about 30 mins., a casual glance located a very fresh Clouded Yellow
sheltering from the cool breeze, my first one from this site.

It was a morning of quality not quantity.
Trevor.
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Re: Trevor

Postby millerd » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:10 pm

That's a lovely pose on the rosehip, Trevor. :) There must still be home-grown Cloudies emerging along the south coast - I imagine that given a bit of sunshine and no frost, this will continue to some extent.

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Re: Trevor

Postby Wurzel » Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:12 pm

That first shot is a real cracker Trevor, so sharp :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Still no Cloudy for me and today I made the mistake of believing the weather report...not doing that again in a hurry :(

Have a goodun

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Re: Trevor

Postby Goldie M » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:42 pm

That's a great shot Trevor, you've had some really good ones lately :D Goldie :D


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