Recent Sightings





19th May
Holly Blue Orange Tip Peacock Small White 

6th May Orange Tip Speckled Wood 1

21st April 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1

  1st December Red Admiral seen Near the Avocet hide. 
10th July 2020 Emerald Damselfly1 Black-tailed Skimmer 2

15th July 2020 Small Copper

20th August Ruddy Darter pair in tandem Common darter 1 Emerald Damselfly four

1st September 2020 Migrant Hawker 4 Southern Hawker 1 Common Darter 2 
Small White Large White Small Tortoiseshell

6th September Green-veined White 1 Red Admiral 1


DAMSELFLIES, DRAGONFLIES and BUTTERFLIES SEEN

Damselflies

1. Azure Damselfly
2. Variable Damselfly
3. Common Blue Damselfly
4. Large Red Damselfly
5. Blue-tailed Damselfly
6. Emerald Damselfly
7. Banded Demoiselle (not breeding)
8. Beautiful Demoiselle (not breeding)
9. Small Red-Eyed Damselfly

Dragonflies

1. Hairy Dragonfly 2. Southern Hawker 3. Migrant Hawker 4. Emperor Dragonfly 5. Black-tailed Skimmer 6. Broad-bodied Chaser 7. Four-spotted Chaser 8. Red-veined Darter (one record) 9. Ruddy Darter 10. Common Darter

Butterflies

1. Small Skipper 2. Essex Skipper 3. Large Skipper 4. Clouded Yellow 5. Brimstone 6. Large White 7. Small White 8. Green-veined White 9. Orange Tip 10. Small Copper 11. Small Blue (one record) 12. Brown Argus (one record) 13. Common Blue 14. Holly Blue 15. Painted Lady 16. Small Tortoiseshell 17. Red Admiral 18. Peacock 19. Comma 20. Speckled Wood 21. Wall Brown 22. Gatekeeper 23. Marbled White 24. Meadow Brown 25. Ringlet

THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN OVER 400 SPECIES OF MOTH RECORDED!