02 Apr 17


Today was the first of our butterfly surveys of the year. More butterflies were seen on the survey than were expected for this time in the year. Here is a list of the Butterflies seen in the Park this time and the number seen: Comma 4, Holly Blue 7, Orange Tip 3, Peacock 7, Speckled Wood 1, Small Tortoiseshell 12, Small White 2 and Large White 1

06 Apr 17

First Banded Demoiselle

First Banded Demoiselle of the season has bean seen today, a female on one of the pataches of netles in the park. This is 3 weeks earlier than last year, and said to be the earliest UK record since 2005.