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News Archive for Dec 2015

28 Dec 2015

Brimstone seen. a male Brimstone flying today in sunshine at Tweseldown Racecourse, 11.30 am. [Posted by John Clark]

17 Dec 2015

Red Admiral Flying at Hilsea Station. Saw a Red Admiral flying at around 1pm today at Hilsea Station, it did not alight for a photo though. Amazing to see a butterfly flying in Mid December :-) [Posted by Francis Kinsella]

09 Dec 2015

1 male brimstone. Seen today at 1.15pm in the church yard at st Mary's Abbotts Ann near Andover [Posted by mick sivell]

December Red Admirals. Two red admirals in the sunshine today - one in my garden at Lee on Solent and the other on ivy at Posbrook [Posted by Mark Wagstaff]

07 Dec 2015

Butterfly sightings. 2 male Brimstones seen on the wing at Burridge (nr Botley) and quick shot on my mobile of a sunning, settled Peacock in the same area. [Posted by Phil Lowe]

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Peacock 07-12-15
Photo © Phil Lowe

Red Admiral at Stokes Bay,Gosport.. A Red Admiral was basking & flying at Stokes Bay(old moat),Gosport,in weak sunshine and a very light south-south=easterly breeze at a temperature of 14 degrees Celsius. [Posted by David Tinling]

04 Dec 2015

Red Admiral at Gosport Golf Course.. A Red Admiral was basking and flying in weak sunshine at the Gosport & Stokes Bay Golf Course(north-east),sheltering near the sea on the Hampshire coast from a moderate to fresh westerly wind,gusting fresh to strong, at a temperature of 14 Celcius. [Posted by David Tinling]

02 Dec 2015

Peacock flying. 12.30 lunchtime and a Peacock butterfly was out flying round the house, seen at Axmansford nr Tadley.Conditions again exceptionally mild - one way to mark the climate change conference! [Posted by Andy Bolton]


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