Summer has arrived. The warm, sunny but breezy weather brought out butterflies in hordes. We had huge numbers of Meadow Browns, Small Heaths and Marbled Whites, plus a handful of Common Blues and Fritillaries but, sadly, no Small Blues this time. Details as follows:-
As we're now at the halfway point through the transect season there is a spreadsheet (viewable here) showing what we've recorded so far. Look at last year's count for the end of June for an interesting comparison.