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Butterfly Sightings 2008

2 0 0 8 Last update: August 2008
Species Earliest Latest
Chequered Skipper 12 May
Glasdrum NNR, Loch Creran, Argyll. NN0045
Scott Shanks
 
Large Skipper 4th June
Lendalfoot, NX1391
Jim Black
 
Small Skipper 5 August
Birkshaw Forest, Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway. NY12227783
Jim Black
 
Essex Skipper 31 July
Birkshaw Forest, Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway. NY123778.
Michael Williams
 
Dingy Skipper 14 May
St Ninians Cave, Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway NX426358
Jim Black
 
Clouded Yellow 6th June
Transport Museum in Glasgow (NS564663)
Scott Shanks
 
Large White 24 April
Carsegowan, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway. NX422592
Chris Baines
 
Small White 2 May
River Irvine, Dreghorn, Ayrshire. NS352369
Jim Black
 
Green-veined White
26 April
The Wig, Loch Ryan, Dumfries & Galloway. NX0367
Chris Baines
 
Orange-tip 18 April
Loch Creran Argyll NM977440
Andrew Masterman
 
Green Hairstreak 27 April
Drumtee, Fenwick, Ayrshire. NS5046
Fraser Simpson
& Glen Feochan, Argyll. NM930233
Celia Gregory
 
Purple Hairstreak 28 July
Shallochwreck Burn, Dumfries & Galloway. NX06057776
Jim Black
 
Small Copper 11 May
Drummore, The Rhins, Dumfries & Galloway NX1336
Chris Baines
 
Small Blue    
Northern Brown Argus 26 May
Pinbain Hill, Ayrshire
Angus Hogg
 
Common Blue 29 May
Fallin Bing
Paul Kirkland
 
Holly Blue 6 May
The Crichton, Dumfries. NX982743
Mark Pollitt
 
Red Admiral 18 February
Scar Glen, Dumfries & Galloway. NX805978
Sue Hall
Painted Lady 24 May
Yorkhill, Glasgow NS562662
Scott Shanks
 
Small Tortoiseshell 12 February
Girvan, Ayrshire NX194 988
Alan Paxton
 
Peacock 13 February
Campsie Fells, Glasgow NS578846
John Knowler
 
Comma 2 May
Kirkconnell Flow NNR, Mabie, Dumfries & Galloway, NX963701
Jim Black
 
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 18 May
Glen App, Dumfries & Galloway. NX062740
Jim Black
 
Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 May
Creagan Wood, Loch Creran, Argyll, NM982452
Andrew Masterman
 
Dark Green Fritillary 4th June
Dalcairnie Glen Dalmellington, Ayrshire NS465040
John Candlish
 
Marsh Fritillary 21 May
Taynish NNR, Argyll. NR723829
John Halliday
 
Speckled Wood 27 April
Glen Euchar, Argyll, NM838203
Jamie Mellor
 
Wall 7 May
Lendalfoot, NX1391
Jim Black
 
Mountain Ringlet 23 June
Glasdrum NNR, Argyll. NN001462
Andrew Masterman
 
Scotch Argus 24 July
Loch Doon, Ayrshire , NS4803
John Candlish
 
Grayling 14 June
Currarie Point, Ballantrae, Ayrshire. NX058780
Gill Smart
 
Meadow Brown 12 June
Rouken Glen Park, Glasgow NS546586
Andrew Masterman
 
Ringlet 14 June
Hurlethill, Glasgow NS516615
Andrew Masterman
 
Camberwell Beauty

 
Small Heath 14 May
St Ninians Cave, Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway NX426358
Jim Black
 
Large Heath 11 June
Flanders Moss, Stirlingshire NS5695
Paul Kirkland
 

 

 
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