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News Archive for Dec 2014

30 Dec 2014

Red Admiral caught by Pied Wagtail in Gosport... Red Admiral caught in flight by a Pied Wagtail and then eaten on the beach between Fort Gilkicker & Fort Monckton,Gosport,on a calm,sunny afternoon following a widespread frost and very thick.

Red Admiral caught in flight by a Pied Wagtail and then eaten on the beach between Fort Gilkicker and Fort Monckton,Gosport,on a calm sunny afternoon following a widespread frost and very thick fog in the morning. [Posted by David Tinling]

25 Dec 2014

Christmas Red Admiral. Red Admiral flying and basking in my garden at Badger Farm, Winchester. [Posted by Rupert Broadway]

24 Dec 2014

Red Admiral in Gosport on Christmas Eve. Red Admiral basking & flying on the Gosport & Stokes Bay Golf Course(north-east) on Christmas Eve. [Posted by David Tinling]

23 Dec 2014

Red Admiral in a Gosport garden.. Red Admiral seen by Gina Stent in her garden in Clayhall Road,Gosport. [Posted by David Tinling]

19 Dec 2014

Red Admiral out and about.. A Red Admiral on my summerhouse in the garden enjoying the sun and mild weather just before mid-day. [Posted by Peter Hunt]

13 Dec 2014

Winter Red Admirals showing well in Hedge End. Red Admirals flying for the 2nd weekend in a row in a sheltered corner of Hedge End [Posted by Paul Harfield]

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A further butterfly sighting.. Red Admiral.

Seen in flight about Ivy-covered walls at the southern end of Red Lion Lane, Overton from 12:34 this afternoon. [Posted by Peter E. Hutchins]

08 Dec 2014

Red Admiral(2) in Gosport.. Red Admiral(2) in Gosport:one taking Mahonia nectar in Fort Road(east);the other flying in Solent Way. [Posted by David Tinling]

A Winter Admiral!. Seen fluttering by at Shawford railway station today at 1310 was a Red Admiral during a sunny (but breezy) spell and in a temperature of around 5 or 6 degrees! Amazing. [Posted by Mark Pike]


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