Then at Aldbury Nowers...1 Green-veined White, 9 Speckled Wood, 2 Brown Argus and 4 Red Admiral.- Chris Hilling St Albans – A cloudy day produced hundreds of crane flies and only a few butterflies.
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SP918130 at 4.30pm - Red Admiral x1, Speckled Wood x2 and two Small White - Chris Hilling Speckled Wood and Small White near Yeading Brook, Brookside Rec, Hayes (TQ 11 81) and further 3 Speckled Wood on half hour visit to Willow Tree Pond (TQ 12 81) - Paul Busby Hounslow Heath/River Crane/Marshalling Yards/Pevensey.
Not much sun around this afternoon but still a few butterflies: Speckled Wood: 11 Small White: 3 Meadow Brown: 1(a large fresh-looking female but she'll need luck if she's still looking for a mate!
) Small Heath: 1 Red Admiral: 1 - Pete Gore Today at Thorley Wash I saw 6 small copper, 1 common blue, 1 small white and 4 red admiral - Jenny Sherwen Some sightings for Wednesday 21st September 2016 - 8 Speckled Wood at Trent Park, 1 male Small Copper nectaring on michaelmas daisies at set-aside field near Dew Pond, Trent Park at hrs, 1 Red Admiral at Ferny Hill Farm near Obelisk in Trent Park at hrs, 1 Red Admiral at Park Farm, Enfield at hrs, 1 female Small Copper at Parkside Farm on Res banking at hrs, 1 male Common Blue at Parkside Farm on Res banking at hrs, 1 Red Admiral flew S at Vicarage Farm, Enfield at hrs, 1 Speckled Wood at Vicarage Farm, Enfield, 1 Red Admiral flew from flowering ivy and settled on metal gate near Allotments at Vicarage Farm at hrs - Robert Callf.
Comma and Red Admiral in my Harpenden garden this afternoon.
Alan Jackson Holly Blue in our garden this afternoon (21/9/16), Sandridge Road, St Albans. - David Utting In my Harpenden garden yesterday (20th) 2 Red Admiral, 1 Comma all on Ivy.
- Robin Pearson Tuesday 20th September 2016 1 Red Admiral at Vicarage Farm, Enfield (TQ3097) at hrs on Tuesday 20th September 2016. Solitary Speckled Wood at this morning Yeading Brook working party in South Ruislip (TQ 1186) - Paul Busby In cloudy conditions in my Hatfield garden today 1 Red Admiral, 1 Small White.