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Butterfly Conservation- Glasgow & South West Scotland Branch

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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