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Butterfly Conservation- Glasgow & South West Scotland Branch

Butterfly Sightings 2014

2 0 1 4 Last update: March 2014
Species Earliest Latest
Chequered Skipper 15th May
Glasdrum NNR-NM9945

Large Skipper

Small Skipper

Dingy Skipper 12th May
Innermessan, near Stranraer -NX0863
Ruth Eastwood
Clouded Yellow

Large White 24th April
Greenwood avenue, Stirling
Butterfly ID workshop attendees
Small White 30th March
windywalls, near Gatehouse of Fleet-NX6256
David Hawker
Green-veined White 14th April
Clyde Muirshiel Country Park
Hayley Douglas
Orange-tip 18th April
The Saltings, Old Kilpatrick -NS464736 -Scott Shanks and
Wood of Cree-NX381708 - Gayle Brogan
Green Hairstreak 19th April
Carman Muir, Renton - NS376784
Stan Campbell & Scott Shanks
Purple Hairstreak

Small Copper 11th May
Boreland of Southwick, near Dalbeattie- NX921603
Mike Harrison
Northern Brown Argus

Common Blue

Holly Blue 22nd April
Garden,Bathurst Drive Ayr - NS343182
Eric Rietveld
Red Admiral 12th March
Maidens, South Ayrshire - NS213079
Angus Hogg
Painted Lady

Small Tortoiseshell 3rd March
near Albert Halls, Stirling -NS794934
Scott Shanks
Peacock 24th February
Hayburn Crescent, Glasgow (garden) -NS5567
Diane Douglas
Comma 15th April
Shawlands, Glasgow - NS57070
Ruth, Ewan and Keir Park
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Pearl-bordered Fritillary 13th May
Mabie Forest, D&G -NX9370 & NX9270
Jim Black
Dark Green Fritillary

Marsh Fritillary

Speckled Wood

Wall 15th May
Pinbain Burn, Ayrshire- NX1391
Roy Henderson
Mountain Ringlet

Scotch Argus


Meadow Brown


Small Heath 14th May
Auchingee Hill, Rankinston, Ayrshire-NS4613
John Candlish
Large Heath

Camberwell Beauty



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