Category Archives: Butterflies & moths

Butterflies & moths

23rd July – nocturnal activities

Firstly, it’s great to be back on the main blog. I have been away for the last week in North Devon taking a well deserved break after an intense period of work, which has meant that I have only been … Continue reading

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30th June – marbled whites and large skippers

Finally, the sun has come out and Brandon Hill has started to look lush and healthy again over the last couple of weeks. The late April showers have given the place a new breath of life and the lawns are … Continue reading

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16th June – froglets, toadlets and ringlets

The rain has continued this last couple of weeks, which has been good for the plants, as their roots will have been getting a good soaking. The small amount we had throughout April and early May barely penetrated the hard … Continue reading

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9th June – early midsummer..

Have been pretty busy recently, so just a quick update and rundown of what has been going on in the brief moments I have managed to spend at the hill over the last couple of weeks.. Since the last post … Continue reading

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19th May – first blue tits fledge

Bit of a micro-post with a few pics.. Weather has been pretty nice on the hill today – seems to have encouraged a few more fledglings out. Goldcrests from the nest on the wooded side (looks like 7!) are out … Continue reading

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May 16th – sparrows at last

It’s been a pretty eventful few days  since my last post, with a few new species to add to the list and a fresh host of fledglings to welcome to Brandon Hill. Will try and keep it brief, as lots to … Continue reading

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May 12th – fledglings

Have been away for a bit and so busy that I haven’t been able to spend as much time as I would have liked at Brandon Hill over the past 2 weeks. I have managed to pop in on a number … Continue reading

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