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Butterfly Sightings 2012

2 0 1 2 Last update: January 2012
Species Earliest Latest
Chequered Skipper 15th May
Glasdrum - NM9945

Large Skipper

Small Skipper

Dingy Skipper 20th May
Littlemill Bing near Rankinston, Ayrshire - NS4414
John Candlish
Clouded Yellow

Large White 27th March
Stirling - NS791935
Craig Macadam
Small White 25th March
Kilmarnock -NS416371
Jim Black
Green-veined White 27th March
Stirling - NS791935
Craig Macadam
Orange-tip 27th March
Stirling - NS791935
Craig Macadam & Scott Shanks
Green Hairstreak 11th April
Drumclog Muir, Milngavie- NS550760
Martin Culshaw
Purple Hairstreak

Small Copper 6th May
Just north of Girvan- NS1900
David Bryant & Gerald Lincoln
Holly Blue 26th March
Ayr -NS339202
Nancye Cameron
Northern Brown Argus

Common Blue

Red Admiral 18th March
Carol MacLean
Painted Lady

Small Tortoiseshell 11th January
High Street, Lochwinnoch- NS351587
David Mellor
Peacock 3rd February
Broomfield Avenue, Newton Mearns - NS548551
Jim & Maureen McCann
Comma 22nd March
Bridge of Allan - NS791985 /Newton Mearns-NS536545/Baron's Haugh, Motherwell-NS7555
Heather Young /Scott Donaldson /Val Wilson
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Pearl-bordered Fritillary 12th May
Mabie Forest- NX9270 & NX9269
Owen Figgis & Graham Beckwith
Dark Green Fritillary

Marsh Fritillary

Speckled Wood 12th April
Lochdon, Isle of Mull - NM736331
Alan Skeates
Wall 14th May
Potterland Hill & Screel Hill - NX792557 & NX7855
Owen Figgis
Mountain Ringlet

Scotch Argus


Meadow Brown


Small Heath 21st May
Buittle hill,D&G - NX6181 & Glen App, Ayrshire - NX062740
Owen Figgis & Jim Black
Large Heath

Camberwell Beauty



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