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Butterfly Conservation- Glasgow & South West Scotland Branch

Butterfly Sightings 2011

2 0 1 1 Last update: March 2011
Species Earliest Latest
Chequered Skipper 4th May
Glasdrum Nature Reserve, Loch Creran -NN0045
Mike Wilkinson & Wendy Ambler
Large Skipper 29th May
Mabie Forest -NX92737050
Jim Black
Essex Skipper

Small Skipper

Dingy Skipper 2nd May
Big Raeberry, Dundrennan Range, D&G -NX7043 & Abbey Burn Foot -NX7444
Richard & Barbara Mearns

Clouded Yellow

Large White 16th April
Castle Douglas-NX765626
Owen Figgis
Small White 10th April
Castle Douglas-NX765625 & NX743598
Owen Figgis
Green-veined White 24th March
Dalbeattie- NX830608
Owen Figgis
Orange-tip 10th April
Dalserf,South Lanarkshire -NS796498
Annette Guthrie
Green Hairstreak 18th April
North East Arran -NR985478
John Rhead
Purple Hairstreak

Small Copper 24th April
Dalswinton, D&G- NX 93598547
Jim Black
Holly Blue 12th April
Craigneuk, Airdrie -NS783650
Jennifer Roccisana
Northern Brown Argus 31st May
Pinbain burn, South Ayrshire -NX138914
Scott Shanks
Common Blue 2nd May
Big Raeberry, Dundrennan Range, D&G -NX7043
Richard & Barbara Mearns
Red Admiral 11th January
Helensburgh - NS2982
Andrew Thomson
Painted Lady 7th April
Drumburn View Point nr Dumfries -NX980615
Keith Walton
Small Tortoiseshell 28th February
Beech Avenue, Kilmarnock - NS420378
Jim Black
Peacock 10th February
Portpatrick - NW995544
Greg & Andy Fitchett
Comma 10th April
Dalserf,South Lanarkshire -NS796498
Annette Guthrie
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8th May
Potterland Hill, D&G -NX792559
Owen Figgis
Pearl-bordered Fritillary 27th April
Mabie Forest, D&G -NX938706
Keith Walton
Dark Green Fritillary 10th June
Glen App -NX06087396 & NX07227455
Jim Black
Marsh Fritillary 3rd June
near Taynuilt, Argyll - NM 989317 & NM 988307
Chris McInerny
Speckled Wood 29th April
Glasdrum, Loch Creran -NN0349
Chris McInerny
Wall 1st May
Portpatrick-Killantringan SUW -NW994544 & NW982560
Mark Pollitt
Mountain Ringlet

Scotch Argus


Meadow Brown

Ringlet 12th June
Barskeoch Hill, D&G -NX810616
Owen Figgis
Small Heath 2nd May
Newfield, Lochanhead, D&G -NX925725
Owen Figgis

Large Heath

Camberwell Beauty



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