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  Kinson Butterfly Records

The following information covers our Kinson Butterfly recordings from 2007 to 2019.

January to June 2007

JANUARY 2007

Red Admiral on the wing, north-side of Central Bog, Kinson Common. (am,15th Jan.)


FEBRUARY 2007

No recordings.


MARCH 2007

Brimstone (male) and Red Admiral on the wing, Kinson Common, (3rd am).
3 male Brimstones in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (11th).
Comma butterfly in Poole Lane Sallows (11th).
Peacock butterfly in excellent condition in Gover`s Glade (12th).
Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock butterflies on the wing, Millhams Mead (13th pm).
Brimstones, Commas and Peacocks by the gravel track alongside the streamside at Millhams Mead (26th).
1st Small White butterfly, Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (27th).
1st Speckled Wood butterfly on the wing, Poole Lane Sallows, Kinson Common (31st)
Small White butterfly, fringes of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (31st).
Female Brimstone butterfly, Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (31st).

APRIL 2007

Brimstones (both sexes), Comma, Peacock & Small Whites on the wing, Kinson Common (2nd).
Speckled Wood butterflies active on Poole Lane Heights, also in Blanchard`s Copse, Kinson Common (6th).
Common Blue (males), Central Bog & Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (16th).
Small Copper butterflies in Dragonfly Hollow & Central Bog, Kinson Common (29th).
Orange-Tip (male) investigating Garlic Mustard near the waterfall, Kinson Common (29th).

MAY 2007


Red Admiral on nettles at Millhams Mead (1st am).
Brimstone (female), Holly Blue, Orange-Tip, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing, Kinson Common (5th pm).
Common Blue butterflies (males) observed at Millhams Mead and on Kinson Common (20th).


JUNE 2007

Large Skipper butterflies active on Kinson Common (7th).
Meadow Brown butterflies active on Kinson Common and at Millhams Mead (7th & 8th).
Painted Lady butterfly, Kinson Common (12th mid-morning).
Marbled White, fresh specimen on the wing in Central Bog, Kinson Common (17th am).
Painted Lady butterflies (2), Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (20th am).

Kinson Butterfly Records - July to December 2007

JULY 2007


Meadow Brown & Large Skipper activity in Central Bog, Kinson Common (1st am).
Clouded Yellow, fresh specimen, recorded in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, at 2.20pm (3rd).
Also recorded again at 2.38pm at SZ06814 BNG96060 on the same Common (3rd).
3 Clouded Yellows and one Marbled White active in the bogland regions of Kinson Common (4th am).
5 Clouded Yellows on the wing in the valley on Kinson Common (6th).
6 Clouded Yellows in the valley at Kinson Common (7th).
Brimstones (male), Commas, Holly Blues, Meadow Browns, Red Admirals and Skippers active throughout the Kinson Common (7th early afternoon).
Freshly emerged Hedge Brown butterfly in grassland at lower Millhams (8th).
Commas active at lower Millhams (8th am).
Painted Lady & Marbled White butterfly on buddleja, lower Kinson Road (9th am).
Holly Blue, Small Copper and Comma butterflies active around Pepin`s Pond (11th pm).
Clouded Yellow butterflies (at least 8), active in the upper valley, Kinson Common (13th pm).
At least 5 Clouded Yellows on the wing in the upper valley, Kinson Common (15th am).
10 Clouded Yellows in the upper valley, Kinson Common (16th).
5 Clouded Yellows active in the upper valley of Kinson Common (18th pm).
Good numbers of Clouded Yellows in the upper valley at Kinson Common (19th).
6 Clouded Yellows in the upper valley, Kinson Common (22nd).
Clouded Yellows also observed in Gover`s Glade and Dragonfly Hollow (22nd).
Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadown Brown, Peacock, Speckled Wood and Whites observed generally around Kinson (22nd).
6 Graylings and some Small Copper butterflies active on Two Barrow Heath (24th pm).
Brimstone, Holly Blue, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Speckled Wood and assorted Whites active generally in Kinson (24th).
2 Clouded Yellows active in the upper valley Kinson Common (24th).
2 Clouded Yellows active in the upper valley, Kinson Common (28th).
Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadown Brown ,Peacock, Small Copper,Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and Whites active generally on Kinson Common (28th).
Purple Hairstreak butterfly flying around tall oak tree near Pepin`s Pond (28th am).
Several Clouded Yellows on the wing in the upper valley, Kinson Common (30th am).


AUGUST 2007

Some Clouded Yellow activity in the upper valley, Kinson Common (1st am).
A number of Small Copper butterflies on ragwort, Kinson Common (1st am).
Brimstone (female) on purple loosestrife, Dragonfly Hollow (1st am).
Clouded Yellow active in the upper valley, Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Brimstone (female) on purple loosestrife, Dragonfly Hollow (3rd pm).
Hedge Brown & Meadow Brown butterflies active at lower Millhams (7th am).
Common Blue, Grayling, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Speckled Wood and Whites, active on Kinson Common (7th am).
Small Tortoiseshell on nettles by Pepin`s Pond (8th pm).
Holly Blue butterflies in the gardens at the lower end of Kinson Road (11th pm).
Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadow Brown and White butterflies active in the Kinson area (13th pm).
Painted Lady butterfly activity observed on Kinson Common (20th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies spiralling in a hedgerow near Millhams bridge (23rd am).

SEPTEMBER 2007

Speckled Woods, Hedge & Meadow Browns, also Whites on the wing, Kinson Common (3rd).
Common Blue, Speckled Wood and White butterflies active on Kinson Common (11th).
Large White, Red Admiral, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterfly activity on Kinson Common (18th pm).
Red Admiral butterflies active around Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (25th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies active on Kinson Common (25th am).
Speckled Wood & Small Copper butterflies active on Kinson Common (30th am).


OCTOBER 2007

Red Admiral, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies active on Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Limited Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterfly activity on Kinson Common (14th).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity around Pepin`s Pond & Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (17th pm).
Speckled Wood butterflies active in sunlit corners of Kinson Common (20th pm).
Pair of Speckled Wood Butterflies active in the northern sector of Kinson churchyard (23rd pm).
Lone Red Admiral visiting gardens at the lower end of Kinson Road, Kinson (26th pm).
Speckled Wood butterflies active on the fringes of Central Bog and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (29th pm).
Red admiral around oaks, Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (30th am).
Speckled Wood butterfly active in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (30th am).

NOVEMBER 2007


Red Admirals visiting Kinson gardens during morning sunshine (3rd am).


DECEMBER 2007

No recordings.


Kinson Butterfly Records - January to May 2008


JANUARY 2008

No recordings.


FEBRUARY 2008

No recordings.

MARCH 2008

Red Admiral on the wing near Spindlewood bridge, Millhams Mead (4th pm).
Peacock in a lower Kinson Road back garden (30th am)
Peacock fliiting around a hedgebank by Kinson Primary School (30th pm).
Peacock at ground level at the eastern end of Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (30th pm).
Brimstone (male) on gorse, Poole Lane Sallows, Kinson Common (30th pm).

APRIL 2008


3 male Brimstones in the valley between Gover`s Glade and Pepin`s Pond, also 1 female of the same species in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Pair of Commas and 1 Peacock on a sunny bankside, Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Comma on dry grasses below a sloe hedgerow, Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Brimstones, Peacocks and Small Whites active by the stream path at Millhams Mead (2nd pm).
1 Brimstone (male) and 3 Peacocks observed on a stream bank at lower Millhams (4th pm).
Peacock on nettle by Millhams bridge (7th pm).
Comma and Peacocks on bare ground on the riverside walk near Spindlewood bridge, Millhams Mead (8th pm).
Peacock butterflies active on Poole Lane Heights and Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (9th pm).
Brimstone (male), Commas and Peacocks on a sunny bankside at Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (14th pm).
Peacock butterfly activity around a Greater Stitchwort stand in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (14th).
Speckled Wood, 1st recording of 2008, Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (14th).
Peacocks and Commas active around nettles on the stream-side track from Millhams bridge to Bear Cross (14th pm).
Peacocks also active on the grassland on the higher ground at Millhams Mead Local Nature Reserve (14th pm).
Brimstones, Commas and Peacocks active around the streamside pathway leading from Millhams bridge to Bear Cross (15th pm).
Peacocks and Commas in combat on a sunny bankside by Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Speckled Wood settled on rough grasses in Central Bog north-side, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Peacock and Speckled Wood activity in Central Bog south-side, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Commas, Peacocks and Small White on the wing alongside the stream walk from Millhams bridge to Bear Cross (17th pm).
Brimstones (males), Comma, Peacocks and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (20th pm).
Orange Tip (male) recorded on Kinson Common (20th).
Orange Tip (male) flying northwards through Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (22nd pm).
Comma and Peacocks on a sunny ridge, Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (22nd pm).
Speckled Wood activity in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (22nd).
Peacocks active on both sides of Central Bog, Kinson Common (22nd pm).
Several Speckled Woods in spiral mode in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (25th pm).
Small White and Peacock butterfly active near nettles in a field close to Kinson church (27th pm).


MAY 2008

Speckled Woods observed in many regions of Kinson Common (1st pm).
Brimstone, Peacocks and Small White present in Central Bog, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Holly Blue butterfly, by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (2nd pm).
Speckled Wood and Small White active generally around the Kinson Common (2nd pm).
Speckled Wood sunning itself on a horse chestnut tree in Pelhams Park (6th am).
Speckled Wood activity around sycamores near Millhams bridge (6th am).
Brimstones, Holly Blues, Large Whites, Small Whites and Speckled Woods recorded on Kinson Common (6th am).
Holly Blue, Peacock, Small White and Speckled Woodbutterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (7th pm).
Brimstone Moth flying around blackthorn in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Holly Blue, Peacock, Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common (8th pm).
Holly Blue resting on willow in Central Sallows, Kinson Common (10th pm).
Holly Blues observed in Central Bog & Central Sallows, Kinson Common (11th am).
Brimstone (female) egg laying on alder buckthorn in Central Bog, Kinson Common (13th am).
Common Blue & Large Red damselflies, also Broad bodied dragonflies active on Kinson Common (14th pm).
Speckled Wood and Small White butterflies active around the whole of Kinson Common 14th pm).
Speckled Wood butterflies active generally around the whole of Kinson Common (19th).
Holly Blues active around brambles at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (21st am).
Common Blue in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (25th pm).
Red Admiral on fern in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (25th pm).
Common Blue active in Central Bog, Kinson Common (31st am).
Speckled wood generally active around the whole of Kinson Common (31st).


Kinson Butterfly Records - June to December 2008

JUNE 2008

Speckled Woods observed around the Millham`s hedgerows (1st am).
Common Blue (male), Central Bog, Kinson Common (4th).
Holly Blue on umbellifers by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (4th am).
Holly Blue, Speckled Wood and Whites active around Kinson Common (5th).
Common Blue observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common (9th pm).
Meadow Brown butterfly recorded on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (10th).
Large Skippers in display triples, Central Bog, Kinson Common (15th am).
Meadow Browns active around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (15th am).
Purple Hairstreak on low vegetation, Kinson School (19th am).
Commas, Large Skippers, Marbled Whites and Red Admirals observed at Millhams Mead (24th).
Small Tortoiseshell butterfly on the higher ground at Millhams Mead (25th am).
Comma butterflies observed at lower Millhams (27th am).
Commas,Large and Small Skippers, Marbled Whites and Red Admirals observed at Millhams Mead (29th).
Large and Small Skippers, Meadow Browns and Speckled Woods observed on Kinson Common (30th).


JULY 2008

Brimstone,Holly Blue, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown and Speckled Woods active around Kinson Common (1st am).
Large and Small Skippers active around the fringes of Central Bog and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Holly Blue, Large and Small Skippers and Meadow Browns active around Kinson Common (13th).
Comma, Hedge and Meadow Brown butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (13th).
Large & Small Skippers, Meadow Browns and Whites active on Kinson Common (14th pm).
Hedge & Meadow Browns, Speckled Woods, Large & Small Skippers, also Whites on the wing around Kinson Common (18th pm).
Comma, Meadow Brown and Red Admirals observed around Millhams Mead (20th am).
Brimstone, Holly Blue, Hedge & Meadow Brown, Small Skipper,Speckled Wood and Whites active around Kinson Common (20th am).
Red Admiral, Meadow & Hedge Brown butterflies active around Millhams Mead (22nd am).
Comma, Hedge & Meadow Brown, Large White, Peacock and Small Skipper butterflies observed on Kinson Common (22nd pm).
Brimstone,Hedge Brown,Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Purple Hairstreak, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and Whites observed on Kinson Common (24th pm).
Commas, Hedge & Meadow Browns, Peacocks, Purple Hairstreaks (6), Red Admirals,Speckled Woods and Whites observed on Kinson Common (25th pm).
Peacocks on Buddleia, Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (26th pm).
Hedge & Meadow Browns, also Small Skippers active on Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (26th pm).
Grayling and Holly Blue butterflies in a garden near Kinson Village Green (27th pm).
Hedge Browns, Meadow Browns and Small Skippers active on the higher grassland at lower Millhams (28th am).


AUGUST 2008

Hedge Browns active on the higher ground at lower Millhams (13th am).
Common Blue,Grayling,Hedge Brown,Holly Blue,Meadow Brown,Peacock, Speckled Wood and Whites on the wing, Kinson Common (15th pm).
Painted Lady on Buddleja in the grounds of Kinson Primary School (15th pm).
Common Blue (male) and Hedge Browns observed on the higher ground at Millhams Mead (17th).
Hedge and Meadow Browns on the wing at Millhams Mead (18th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies active in central Kinson gardens (19th).
Common Blue (males), Grayling, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and Whites active around the whole of Kinson Common (19th pm).
Blues,Hedge Browns, Graylings,Speckled Woods and Whites generally active around the whole of Kinson Common (21st pm).
Hedge and Meadow Browns active around the grassland at Millhams Mead (22nd am).


SEPTEMBER 2008

Meadow Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (1st am).
Large White butterflies on the wing around central Kinson (15th pm).
Large Whites, Red Admiral and a Brimstone (male) active in central Kinson (18th pm).
Speckled Wood butterflies active in all sunny glades of Kinson Common (19th am).
Red Admiral butterfly activity around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (19th pm).
Large White, Comma and Red Admirals on the wing in central Kinson (20th pm).
Red Admirals and Speckled Woods active in central Kinson gardens (22nd pm).
Speckled Wood and Red Admiral activity in central Kinson gardens (27th).
Comma, Large White, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies active around Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (29th pm).


OCTOBER 2008

Speckled Wood butterfly activity in central Kinson gardens (2nd pm).
Brimstone (male), Large Whites and Speckled Wood butterflies enjoying the morning sunshine on Kinson Common (8th).
Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing in central Kinson (11th pm).
Red Admiral on the wing in a central Kinson garden (27th am).


NOVEMBER 2008

No recordings.


DECEMBER 2008


No recordings


Kinson Butterfly Records - January to May 2009

JANUARY 2009

No recordings.


FEBRUARY 2009

No recordings.


MARCH 2009

Peacock butterfly sunning itseld at SZ067960 on Kinson Common (15th am).
Brimstone (male) on forsythia at SZ070965 in central Kinson (15th pm).
Comma butterflies active around grassy glades at SZ067960 & SZ 067960 Kinson Common (17th).
Brimstone butterflies (males) active around SZ067960,SZ067961,SZ068961 & SZ068962, Kinson Common (17th).
Peacock flying around gorse at SZ065960 Kinson Common (18th am).
Small Tortoiseshell settled on open sunny ground at SZ066959 Kinson Common (18th).
Brimstone in combat with a Comma at SZ068960 Kinson Common (18th).
Comma butterfly observed at SZ066959 Millhams Mead (20th).
Red Admiral on nettles at SZ067973 lower Millhams (21st).
Comma & Small Tortoiseshell at SZ068975 lower Millhams (21st).
Small White & Comma on nettles at SZ062967 Millhams Mead (21st).
Comma butterflies observed at SZ067960 Kinson Common (22nd).


APRIL 2009


Comma in good condition observed at SZ068960 Kinson Common (2nd pm).
Commas in courtship flight and a Brimstone (male) observed on dandelion at SZ069963 Kinson Common (2nd pm).
2 Speckled Woods and a Comma resting on the ground at SZ068961 Kinson Common (4th pm).
Brimstones (males) on the wing around Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (4th pm).
Comma and Brimstone activity observed at SZ066959 Kinson Common (4th pm).
Pair of Speckled Wood butterflies observed at SZ068961 Kinson Common (5th).
Peacock butterfly on the wing at SZ065960 Kinson Common (5th).
Commas sunning themselves on sun-bleached grasses at SZ068960 Kinson Common (5th).
Good numbers of Speckled Woods on the wing in the sunny glades of Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (7th).
3 Speckled Woods in combat at SZ068961 Kinson Common (15th pm).
Peacock in good condition on Sloe at SZ067962 Kinson Common (15th pm).
Brimstone (male), Holly Blue, Peacock, Small White & Speckled Wood butterflies observed generally around Kinson Common (21st pm).
Peacocks, Whites and Speckled Woods on the wing generally around Kinson Common (29th).

MAY 2009

Holly Blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (2nd).
Small Copper & Brimstone butterflies observed at SZ066959 Kinson Common (3rd).
Orange-Tip (male) flying through Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (3rd).
Painted Lady butterfly, in good condition, observed at SZ070965 Kinson (3rd 2pm).
Orange-Tip butterfly (male) on garlic mustard at Millhams Mead (8th).
Whites including a Green-veined White observed on the wing around Millhams Mead (8th).
Common Blue, Orange-Tip,Peacock,Speckled Wood and various species of Whites on the wing around Kinson Common (9th pm).
Brimstone,Holly Blue, Peacock, Speckled Woods and Whites generally seen around Kinson Common (11th).
Common Blue butterfly and Burnet Companion moths active around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (20th am).
Brimstone, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (20th).
Painted Lady settled near Red Campion on a bankside by Kinson church (21st am).
Painted Lady butterflies active around Poole Lane Height, Kinson Common (22nd am).
Common Blue, Peacock, Speckled Wood and White butterflies generally active around Kinson Common (22nd).
Painted Lady butterflies observed around Central Bog, Poole Lane Heights and Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (25th).
4 Painted Lady butterflies on valerian in a local garden near Kinson Village Green (26th).
Painted Lady on the wing on a moist afternoon in Central Bog, Kinson Common (27th).
Painted Lady butterfly on bramble at Millhams Mead (29th am).
Painted Lady and a Large Skipper butterfly observed in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (29pm).
Assorted White butterflies, also Speckled Woods and Common Blues observed on Kinson Common (29pm).
Painted Lady butterflies active around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (30th am).


Kinson Butterfly Records - June to December 2009

JUNE 2009

Painted Lady activity on the higher ground at Millhams Mead (2nd).
Common Blue butterflies, also Burnet Companion and Mother Shipton moths on the wing in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (2nd pm).
Very tatty Painted Lady observed on tall grass in Central Bog, Kinson Common (2nd).
Common Blues, Painted Lady and Red Admiral butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (5th).
Painted Lady butterflies present around Millhams Mead (6th).
Small numbers of Large Skippers, day-flying moths such the 5-Spot Burnet and several Painted Lady butterflies observed in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (6th).
Small Tortoiseshell resting on gravel at Millhams Mead (7th am).
Meadow Brown butterflies now emerging on the Kinson Common and Millhams Mead Local Nature Reserves (11th).
Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Painted Lady and Speckled Wood butterflies active in the upper and lower valleys at Kinson Common (14th am).
Painted Lady butterflies present at Millhams Mead and on Kinson Common (18th).
Comma, Common Blue, Meadow Brown and Painted Lady butterflies observed at Millhams Mead (21st).
Painted Lady, Skippers,Small Copper and Meadow Brown butterflies observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common (23rd).


JULY 2009


Commas, Large and Small Skippers, Meadow Browns, Speckled Woods and White butterflies active around Kinson Common (1st).
Comma,Green Hairstreak, Meadow Brown, Large Skipper, Small Copper, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and White butterflies observed around the lower valley of Kinson Common (2nd).
Comma, Large White, Meadow Brown, Small and Large Skipper, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies active around Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Brimstone (male), Large and Small Skippers, Meadow Browns, Small Copper and an assortment of White butterflies observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common (4th pm).
Comma,Large and Small Skipper, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and Large White butterflies observed around Kinson Common (7th pm).
Small Skipper visiting Black Knapweed was grabbed by a Pale Crab Spider, Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Comma, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Large Skipper, Large White, Meadow Brown, Small Skipper, Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies generally active around Kinson Common (10th).
Hedge & Meadow Browns, also Skippers active around the grassland at Millhams Mead (12th am).
Purple Hairstreak in Gover`s Glade rising from bracken and heading for nearby oaks (12th pm).
Comma, Green Hairstreak, Hedge Brown, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Purple Hairstreak, Red Admiral,Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and various White species of butterflies on the wing generally around Kinson Common (12th pm).
Comma butterfly chasing a Brown Hawker dragonfly at Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (12th pm).
Comma,Common Blue, Hedge Brown,Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Painted Lady,Small Skipper,Speckled Wood and Large White butterflies active in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (14th pm).
Common Darter dragonflies active around Dragonfly Hollow and Gover`s Glade, also in Central Bog, Kinson Common (14th pm).
Purple Hairstreaks present around oaks bordering Gover`s Glade and Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (14th).
Hedge Brown and Meadow Brown butterflies active around the grassland at Millhams Mead (15th).
Assorted White, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Large and Small Skipper butterflies active in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (15th am).
Meadow Brown, Painted Lady, Large Skipper, Small Skipper and Speckled Wood butterflies active in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (15th pm).
Purple Hairstreak activity around the oaks of Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (15th pm).
Brown Hawker and Southern Hawker dragonflies, Grayling, Brown and Skipper butterflies observed on a heavily gorsed region of Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (15th pm).
Red Admirals enjoying the sunny regions of Poole Lane Sallows, Kinson Common (15th).
Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Painted Lady and Speckled Wood butterflies active around the brambles and grassland at Millhams Mead (18th am).
Numerous White butterflies present in Central Bog, Kinson Common (19th).
3 Common Blues (males) settled on creeping thistles at Millhams Mead (20th am).
Painted Lady butterflies visiting Kinson gardens near Kinson Village Green (24th).
Hedge Brown,Painted Lady and Speckled Wood butterflies visiting gardens near Kinson Village Green (25th & 26th).
Painted Lady butterfly activity at Millhams Mead (26th).
Painted Lady butterfly activity close to a stand of Wild Parsnip at Millhams Mead (29th am).
Hedge Brown butterflies active around brambles at Millhams Mead (30th am).
Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Purple Hairstreak, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies on Fleabane in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (31st pm).
Graylings in good numbers, also Common Blue, Hedge Brown and Meadow Brown butterflies observed on bell heather and ling on Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (31st pm).


AUGUST 2009

Hedge Brown, Painted Lady and Red Admiral butterflies observed at Millhams Mead (2nd am).
Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Painted Lady, Peacock, Red Admiral,Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies generally observed on Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Painted Lady flying around Buddleia on a drizzly afternoon in central Kinson (4th).
Painted Lady, Hedge and Meadow Browns observed in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (6th pm).
Painted Lady, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown and Skipper butterflies on fleabane in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (6th pm).
Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Marbled White, Meadow Brown, Painted Lady,Peacock, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies generally observed around Kinson Common (7th pm).
Brimstone, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood and White butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson Village Green (7th pm).
3 Painted Lady and Hedge Brown butterflies om flowering knapweed at Millhams Mead (8th am).
Brimstone,Painted Lady, Purple Hairstreak, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood and numerous White butterflies on buddleja in a garden close to Kinson Village Green (8th).
Painted Lady and two species of Brown butterflies observed around Millhams Mead (9th am).
Comma, Holly Blue, Painted Lady, Peacock, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood and various species of White butterflies on buddleja in a garden close to Kinson Village Green (9th).
Comma,Painted Lady, Peacock and an assortment of White butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson Village Green (11th).
Common Blue,Grayling, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Painted Lady, Red Admiral,Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies generally observed on Kinson Common (12th am).
Painted Lady and an assortment of White butterflies visiting gardens near Kinson Village Green (12th).
Painted Lady on clover at Millhams Mead (13th).
Holly Blue, Painted Lady, Peacock and assortment of White butterflies visiting Kinson gardens close to Kinson Village Green (13th).
Painted Lady butterflies observed at Millhams Mead (15th am).
Painted Lady and White butterflies on flowering shrubs close to Kinson Village Green (16th pm).
Painted Lady butterflies present in Dragonfly Hollow and Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (17th).
Painted Lady, Red Admiral,Speckled Wood, also various Browns and White species of butterflies on the wing around Millhams Mead (18th pm).
Painted Lady, White and Speckled Wood butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson Village Green (19th).
Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Painted Lady and an assortment of White butterflies generally observed on Kinson Common (23rd).
Painted Lady flying around the grassland in front of Kinson Community centre (23rd am).
Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies active around Kinson Common (25th).


SEPTEMBER 2009

Meadown Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (1st am).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity in the grounds of Pelhams Park, Kinson (5th am).
Brimstone (male), Red Admiral, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies enjoying the Autumn sunshine on Kinson Common (8th pm).
Painted Lady and Large White butterflies settled on marigolds in a central Kinson garden (9th).
Speckled Wood butterflies enjoying the autumn sunshine around the whole of Kinson Common (11th).
Speckled Wood butterflies active around the oak trees in Pelhams Park, Kinson (17th am).
Speckled Wood, Red admiral and white species of butterflies generally observed around Kinson Common (19th).
Red Admirals observed in gardens close to Kinson Village Green (23rd am).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity around Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (24th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies in spiral mode around the Poole Lane Heights and Blanchard`s Copse regions of Kinson Common (26th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies generally observed around Kinson Common (27th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies in spiral mode around the sunny glades of Poole Lane Heights and Blanchard`s Copse, Kinson Common (29th am).


OCTOBER 2009

Speckled Wood butterflies generally active in sunny glades throughout the Kinson Common (1st pm).
Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (8th).
Speckled Wood butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (10th pm).
Red Admiral butterfly activity in central Kinson gardens (12th).
Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies active around the sunny glades at Millham Mead (13th pm).
Speckled Wood butterfly flying around a very colourful amelanchier by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Red Admiral visiting a garden close to Kinson Village Green (24th).
Speckled Wood butterflies active in sunny glades around Pepin`s Pond and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (25th).
Brimstone Butterfly (male) visiting a garden close to Kinson School (27th pm).


NOVEMBER 2009

Red Admiral on buddleja in a central Kinson garden (4th am).
Red Admiral activity around sunlit oaks in Cuckoo Woods (4th am).
Red Admiral butterflies active during a brief sunny spell in central Kinson (15th am).


DECEMBER 2009

No recordings.

Kinson Butterfly Records - January to May 2010


JANUARY 2010

No recordings.


FEBRUARY 2010

No recordings.

MARCH 2010

Peacock butterfly enjoying early afternoon sunshine in a central Kinson garden (1st).
Brimstone (male) present in the grounds of Kinson Primary School (15th am).
Brimstone (male) flying around Kinson Village Green (15th pm).


APRIL 2010

Brimstone (female) and Comma butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (6th).
Peacock butterfly sunning itself on tussocks in Central Bog, Kinson Common (6th pm).
Brimstones, Comma and Peacock butterflies observed by Spindlewood bridge, Millhams Mead (7th).
Comma and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies resting on nettles by Spindlewood bridge, Millhams Mead (13th).
Brimstone butterflies (2m + 1f) together at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (15th pm).
Brimstone butterfly activity around the perimeter of Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Comma and Peacock butterflies active around willows by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Peacock butterflies active around Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (17th).
Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies observed at Poole Lane Sallows, Poole Lane Heights and in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (20th).
Small White, Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies present around central Kinson and at Millhams Mead Local Nature Reserve (21st).
Holly Blue butterfly present in a central Kinson garden (24th pm).
Orange Tip butterflies (males) observed in Central Bog and at Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (25th).
Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell and Small White butterflies present by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (25th).
Peacock & Speckled Wood butterflies active around the eastern perimeter of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (26th).
Brimstone, Orange Tip, Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies observed around Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (28th).
Comma, Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies present around Central Bog, Kinson Common (28th pm).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity in a Kinson garden near Kinson Village Green (29th).


MAY 2010

Orange Tip, Speckled Wood and White butterflies active around Kinson Common (1st).
Orange Tip, Peacock, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing close to Kinson Manor Farm (4th).
Comma, Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell and Speckled Wood butterflies present around Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (6th).
Holly blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (7th).
Holly Blue (pair) and Orange Tips present on Hawthorn and bramble near Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (10th).
Peacock butterflies present in Central Bog and around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (10th).
Holly Blue and Speckled Wood butterflies present around Central Bog, Kinson Common (15th am).
Brimstone (male), Speckled Wood and Orange Tip butterflies active around Pond Scrub and Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (18th).
Orange Tip and Peacock butterflies generally observed around Kinson Common (21st).
Holly Blue butterflies active in central Kinson gardens (22nd pm).
Brimstone (female) laying eggs on Alder Buckthorn, Central Bog, Kinson Common (24th pm).
Peacocks and Speckled Woods generally observed around Kinson Common (24th).


Kinson Butterfly Records - June to December 2010

JUNE 2010

Holly Blue butterflies and Rose chafers observed in central Kinson gardens (2nd).
Brimstone butterflies (females), visiting alder buckthorns in Central Bog, Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Common Blue butterflies present in Central Bog, Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Small Copper and Common Blue (males) butterflies observed in the grassy regions of Central Bog, Kinson Common (5th).
Meadow Brown butterfly active between Central Bog and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (13th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies active around the lower valley on Kinson Common (13th).
Small Tortoiseshell butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead and Kinson Common nature reserves (15th).
Large Skipper butterfly (male) present in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (16th).
Large Skipper butterfly activity around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (19th am).
Red Admiral and Skipper butterflies present in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (20th).
Red Admiral and Meadow Brown butterflies active at Millhams Mead and Kinson Common nature reserves (21st).
Large Skipper butterflies present around Dragonfly Hollow and Central Bog, Kinson Common (22nd).
Orange Tip butterfly caterpillars found on garlic mustard growing in Pelhams Park, Kinson (23rd am).
Large Skipper, Meadow Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies observed around Kinson Common (24th).
Meadow Brown, Skippers, Small Tortoiseshell and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (26th).
More Orange Tip caterpillars on garlic mustard in Pelhams Park, Kinson (27th).
Meadow Browns,Small & Large Skippers, also Small tortoiseshells and Speckled Wood butterflies generally observed around Kinson Common (27th).


JULY 2010

Comma, Meadow Brown and Skipper butterflies, also 5 spot Burnet moths increasing in numbers around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Commas, Meadow Browns, Small Skippers, Small Tortoiseshells, Large Skippers,Speckled Woods and Whites on the wing on Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Red Admiral enjoying the bright sunshine by the bowling green in Pelhams Park, Kinson (4th am).
Comma, Green Hairstreak, Large & Small Skippers and Meadow Brown butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (6th).
Small Copper butterflies present in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (6th).
Common Blue, Meadow Brown, Small Copper, Large and Small Skipper, also White butterflies present in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (9th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies observed in the sunny glades around Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (9th am).
Meadow Browns and Skipper butterflies resting on moisture laden vegetation in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (10th am).
Comma, Large and Small Skippers, Meadow Brown, Small Copper, Speckled Wood and Whites on the wing around Kinson Common today (12th).
Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Small Skipper and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (15th pm).
Comma,Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Purple Hairstreak, Small Skipper and Large Skipper, also Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (17th).
Purple Hairstreaks active in Dragonfly Hollow and around Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (20th).
Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, large Skipper, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and White butterflioes present in the lower valley on Kinson Common (20th).
Small numbers of Grayling butterflies observed at the western end of Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (20th).
Comma, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Large Skipper, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (22nd).
Holly Blue and Purple Hairstreak butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (23rd pm).
Hedge Brown,Holly Blue, Large Skipper,Meadow Brown,Red Admiral, Small Skipper,Speckled Wood and White butterflies observed on Kinson Common (24th).
Comma, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (24th pm).
Comma, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown,Red Admiral and White butterflies om the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (25th).
Comma, Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (26th).
Hedge Brown, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Small Skipper,Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (27th).
Common Blue, Grayling, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (28th).
Common Blue,Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Small Copper,Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (30th pm).
Small numbers of Blues, Grayling and Hedge Brown butterflies observed at the east and west ends of Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (31st).
Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown,Small Copper and White butterflies on fleabane in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (31st).


AUGUST 2010

Common Blue, Small Copper,Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Skipper, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (1st).
Comma on a butterfly bush near Kinson Village Green (2nd).
Common Blue,Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and assorted White butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (7th).
Silver-Washed Fritillary (female) mobbed by other butterflies on Kinson Common (8th).
Common Blue, Hedge Brown,Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral Comma, Speckled Wood and assorted White butterflies also observed generally around Kinson Common today (8th).
Holly Blue, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Skipper, Speckled Wood and White butterflies observed generally around Kinson Common (8th).
Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies active around Hemp Agrimony in the lower valley on Kinson Common (9th).
Due to recent rain, only Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown and Copper butterflies observed around the lower valley on Kinson Common (10th am).
Silver Washed Fritillary present around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (11th).
Comma, Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Speckled Wood and assorted White butterflies observed around Kinson Common today (11th).
Silver Washed Fritillary butterfly glimpsed again today on Kinson Common (13th).
Holly Blue, Comma, Common Blue, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies active in the lower valley at Kinson Common (15th).
Common Blue,Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Speckled Wood and an assortment of White butterflies generally observed around Kinson (17th).
Hedge Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies observed at Millhams Mead (18th).
Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies present around the lower valley on Kinson Common (19th).
Common Blue, Hedge Brown,Small Copper, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing in drizzly conditions around Central Bog, Kinson Common (22nd am).
Painted Lady butterfly sheltering from the rain under the cover of an oak tree on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (22nd).
Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadown Brown, Speckled Wood and assorted White butterflies on the wing around the lower valley on Kinson Common (23rd pm).
Hedge Brown butterflies active around brambles in Pelhams Park, Kinson (24th am).
Common Blue,Holly Blue, Hedge Brown, Large White, Meadow Brown, Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies active around the lower valley on Kinson Common (24th pm).
Red Admiral and Painted Lady butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (27th & 28th).
Common Blue,Hedge Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies present around Kinson Common (28th).


SEPTEMBER 2010

Comma, Painted Lady, Peacock, Red Admiral and Large White butterflies, also a wide-range of bees feeding on flowering buddleja in a central Kinson garden (2nd).
Large White and Peacock butterflies active in central Kinson gardens (4th).
Small Copper, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (20th).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity around St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (30th).


OCTOBER 2010

Single specimen of a Speckled Wood butterfly on brambles by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (2nd).
Speckled Wood settling on a sunlit bramble patch by Great Oaks, Kinson Common (2nd am).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity around autumnal oaks within the grounds of Kinson Primary School (4th pm).
Red Admiral and Large White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (10th).
Peacock butterfly enjoying the autumn sunshine in a central Kinson garden (11th).
Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies enjoying the sunny glades around Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (12th pm).
Speckled Wood butterflies taking advantage of the warm autumn sun around Central Bog, Poole Lane Heights and Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (12th pm).
Red Admiral butterfly sunbathing on nettles by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (21st am).
Speckled Wood butterfly on bramble near Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (24th pm).
Small Copper butterfly sunning itself on brambles at Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (24th pm).


NOVEMBER 2010

Red Admiral enjoying the morning sunshine in a garden near Kinson Village Green (1st).

DECEMBER 2010

No recordings.



Kinson Butterfly Records - January to May 2011

JANUARY 2011

No recordings.


FEBRUARY 2011

Brimstone butterflies (males), observed on Poole Lane Heights and at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (24th am).


MARCH 2011

Small Tortoiseshell sunning itself on bramble at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (13th pm).
Brimstone (male) and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies observed around the sunny glades of Poole Lane Sallows, Kinson Common (15th am).
Primroses (18+ flowers) observed by a stream bank at the western end of Kinson Common (15th).
Brimstone (males) and a pair of Comma butterflies observed around the margins of Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (15th am).
Comma butterflies (pair) sunning themselves on dried grasses by Central Sallows, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Comma butterfly activity around willows by Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (16th pm).
Brimstone (male) & Comma butterflies present on forsythia, wallflowers and daffodils in a central Kinson garden (21st pm).
Brimstone (males) and Comma butterflies observed at Millhams Mead and in St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (22nd am).
Brimstone (m +f), Comma and Peacock butterflies observed on Kinson Common (23rd pm)
Brimstone (m) and Comma butterflies observed around Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (23rd).
Comma butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead and generally around central Kinson (24th am).
Comma butterflies on the wing around Pepin`s Pond and on Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (25th pm).
Brimstone (m) butterflies present in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (25th pm).
Brimstones (m) & Commas visiting central Kinson gardens (26th).


APRIL 2011

Brimstones (m) visiting wallflowers in a central Kinson garden (2nd).
Comma and Peacock butterfly activity around flowering sloes at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (2nd pm).
Brimstone (m), Comma, Peacock and Small White butterflies observed on Kinson Common (6th pm).
Peacock butterfly activity in gardens close to Kinson Village Green (6th pm).
Brimstone (m+f),Comma, Orange Tip (m+f) and Small White butterflies at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (8th am).
Comma, Orange Tip (m+f), Small White & Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (8th pm).
Orange Tip (m) present with Speckled Woood butterflies in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (9th am).
Orange Tips and Speckled Wood Butterflies active along the stream walk from Millhams bridge to Bear Cross, Bournemoth (10th am).
Small Copper butterfly observed on the north-side of Central Bog, Kinson Common (14th pm).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (14th am).
2 Orange Tip butterflies by garlic mustard close to St. Andrew`s church, Kinson (15th pm).
Comma,Green-veined White,Holly Blue, Speckled Wood and Orange Tip butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (17th am).
Brimstone (m),Comma, Green-veined White,Holly Blue, Orange Tip. Peacock,Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (18th pm).
Pair of Holly Blue butterflies together on brambles, Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (20th pm).
Speckled Wood and White butterfly activity in Gover`sGlade, Kinson Common (22nd am).
Small Copper butterfly activity observed in Central Bog north-side, Kinson Common (22nd).
Brimstones (m) observed around Central Bogs and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (22nd).
Holly blues active around forsythia in a central Kinson garden (23rd).
Brimstone,Green-veined white,Orange Tip, Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies generally observed around Kinson Common (24th pm).
Comma,Orange Tip, Peacock and White butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (25th).
Holly Blue, Large White and Speckled Wood butterflies resting on forsythia in a garden near Kinson Village Green (25th pm).
Good numbers of Holly Blue butterflies observed in central Kinson gardens (28th & 29th).
Brown Argus, Brimstone (m+f),Green-veined White,Holly Blue, Peacock, Small Copper, Speckled Wood butterflies recorded on Kinson Common (30th pm).


MAY 2011

Brimstone (m), Green-veined White, Orange Tip, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies active around Kinson Common (1st).
Green-veined White, Holly Blue and Speckled Wood butterflies resting on streamside foliage by Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (2nd pm).
Green-veined White and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (3rd).
Brimstone, Brown Argus, Common Blue, Green-veined White, Holly Blue, Orange Tip, Small Copper,Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies observed around the lower valley on Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Common Blue,Orange Tip,Red Admiral,Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (13th pm).
Common Blue, Orange Tip, Red Admiral and Small Copper butterflies active around the lower valley on Kinson Common (14th).
Common Blue, Green veined White, Orange Tip, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (15th).
Common Blue,Small Copper, Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies observed generally around Kinson Common (21st).
Brimstone, Common Blue and Small White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (25th).

Kinson Butterfly Records - June to December 2011

JUNE 2011

Red Admiral butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens near Kinson Village Green (2nd).
Brimstone (f) butterfly active around the willows at Central Sallows, Kinson Common (3rd am).
Good numbers of Common Blue butterflies (m +f)) observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common (3rd).
Holly Blue butterfly settled on forsythia in a central Kinson garden (8th).
Brown Argus, Common Blue,Holly Blue,Large Skipper,Meadow Brown,Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common today (14th pm).
Small numbers of Large skipper butterflies observed in Central Bog and Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (21st pm).
Comma butterflies observed alongside a sunny track near Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (21st pm).
Clouded Yellow butterfly visiting flowers in a Wimborne Road garden by the Kinson Conservative Club (28th pm).
Red Admiral butterfly activity around the Oak trees in Pelhams Park, Kinson (29th).
Marbled White butterfly activity on Kinson Common (30th am).
Marbled White visiting a butterfly bush in a garden by Kinson Primary School (30th pm).

JULY 2011

Common Blue, Large Skipper, Large White, Meadow Brown and Small Skipper butterflies generally observed around Kinson Common (1st).
Red Admiral butterfly activity around a butterfly bush in a garden by Kinson Primary School (2nd am).
Comma, Green Hairstreak,Holly Blue, Large Skipper,Large White, Meadow Brown,Red Admiral and Small Skipper butterflies observed on Kinson Common (2nd am).
Red Admiral activity in the sunny glades around Pelhams Park, Kinson (3rd am).
Comma, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Small Skipper and Large White butterflies observed generally around Kinson Common (3rd eve).
Silver-washed fritillary butterfly in excellent condition observed in a central Kinson garden (4th pm).
Comma butterflies resting on raspberry canes in a central Kinson garden (7th).
Comma, Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown,Red Admiral, Small Copper and White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (9th pm).
Blues, Comma,Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (9th).
Purple Hairstreak butterflies active around the oak trees near Blanchard`s Copse, Kinson Common (9th).
Green-veined White,Large Skipper, Small Copper, Small Skipper and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (10th pm).
Comma,Holly Blue,Large Skipper,Large White, Marbled White, Meadow Brown, Purple Hairstreak,Small Skipper,Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (14th am).
Speckled Wood butterflies present on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson (18th & 19th).
Comma,Common Blue,Hedge Brown,Large Skipper,Large White, Meadow Brown, Small Skipper,Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies active around Kinson Common (21st).
25th).
Red Admiral, Speckled Wood and Large White butterflies visiting gardens in central Kinson (25th).
Brimstone, Large White & Speckled Wood butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (26th & 27th).
Speckled Wood butterflies active on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson (28th).
Brimstone (m),Hedge Brown,Meadow Brown,Red Admiral,Large & Small White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (31st am).


AUGUST 2011

Speckled Wood butterfly activity in the sunlit corners of Pelhams Park, Kinson (1st am).
Common Blue,Hedge Brown, Large White, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral, Small Skipper,Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (1st pm).
Hedge Brown, Red Admiral, Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and Large White butterflies observed on a front garden flowerbed by Kinson School (2nd pm).
Large White and Speckled Wood butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (4th & 5th).
Hedge brown & Meadow brown butterflies active in Central Bog, Kinson Common (6th pm).
Speckled Wood butterflies basking in the sunlit corners of Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (6th pm).
Red Admirals enjoying the morning sunshine in Pelhams Park, Kinson (7th).
Large White & Speckled Wood butterflies observed in central Kinson gardens (8th & 9th).
Comma, Hedge Brown, Large White, Meadow Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (14th).
Common Blue,Hedge Brown,Large White,Meadow Brown,Purple Hairstreak,Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (15th).
Common Blue (m),Hedge Brown, Large White, Meadow Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (19th pm).
Mainly Large White butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson School (21st pm).
Hedge Brown, Large White, Meadow Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies active around Kinson Common (29th).


SEPTEMBER 2011

Common Blue (m),Hedge Brown,Large White, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (2nd pm).
Few species of butterflies observed in central Kinson today apart from Small Whites (4th).
Comma, Common Blue (m), Large White,Red Admiral, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies enjoying the afternoon sunshine on Kinson Common (15th).
Speckled Wood butterflies taking advantage of the midday sunshine in central Kinson (21st).
Holly with ripening red berries observed at the rear of Pelhams House, Kinson (22nd).
Red Admirals on the wing in central Kinson (23rd& 24th).
Large White, Small Copper,Speckled Wood butterflies observed generally around Kinson Common and one Grayling recorded on Two Barrow Heath (24th pm).
Small number of Large White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (26th).
Small Copper butterflies active on Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (29th am).
Red Admiral butterflies active around Poole Lane Heights and Central Bogs, Kinson Common (29th).
3 Red Admirals and a Small Copper taking nectar from Hemp Agrimony by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (29th).
Comma, Red Admiral, Small Copper and Speckled Wood butterflies active on Kinson Common in the bright sunshine (30th am).
Small Copper butterflies visiting wild flowers on Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (30th pm).
Peacock butterflies observed on the wing in central Kinson today (30th).

OCTOBER 2011

Large White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (1st pm).
Red Admirals present in gardens close to Kinson Village Green (2nd).
Speckled Wood butterflies present around the margins of Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (9th am).
Small Copper butterflies (in good condition), active around Poole Lane Heights and on the north side of Central Bog, Kinson Common (9th).
Speckled Wood butterflies spiralling in the morning sunshine near Spindlewood bridge, Millhams Mead (13th am).
Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies, also Common darter dragonflies (some in tandem) active around Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (13th pm).
Red Admiral flying high in the early morning sunshine unaware of sparrows watching it, central Kinson (15th).
Red admiral butterfly activity around the sunny glades of Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (15th am).
Red Admiral fluttering under the eaves of a house in School Lane, Kinson (25th am).
Speckled wood butterfly sunning itself on an oak tree at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (28th pm).


NOVEMBER 2011

Peacock and a Speckled Wood butterfly observed on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (1st am).
Red Admiral butterfly resting on nettles at Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (1st am).
Red Admiral flying very slowly on a chilly morning near Kinson Village Green (25th).

DECEMBER 2011

No recordings.

Kinson Butterfly Records - January to May 2012

JANUARY 2012

No recordings.

FEBRUARY 2012

Speckled Wood butterfly resting in a sunlit corner of Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (26th pm).


MARCH 2012

Peacock on the wing by the streamside at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (10th pm).
Comma butterflies observed by Pond Scrub and in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (11th).
Brimstone (m), Commas and Green-veined White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (12th pm).
Brimstone butterfly (m) active around the margins of Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (19th am).
Comma & Brimstone butterflies active around the eastern perimeter of Central Bog, Kinson Common (19th pm).
Peacock butterflies active in the lower valley on Kinson Common (24th pm).
Peacock and Comma butterflies competing for the sunniest corners in Central Bog, Kinson Common (24th pm).
Brimstone, Comma and Peacock butterflies recorded generally around Kinson Common (28th pm).


APRIL 2012

4 Speckled wood butterflies active in a sunlit corner at the rear of St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (2nd).
Green-veined white butterfly present on a bankside by Millhams bridge, Bournemouth (2nd pm).
Orange-tip (m) butterfly on the wing around Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (6th am).
Orange-tip (2m) on the wing in close proximity to each other in Central Bog, Kinson Common (6th am).
Orange-Tip, Small Tortoiseshell and Small White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (12th pm).
Peacock & Speckled Wood butterflies active around the margins of Central Bog, Kinson Common (13th am).
Orange-Tip (m) and Green-veined white butterflies active around Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (20th).
Peacock butterflies observed in Central Bog and in the lower valley on Kinson Common (20th).
Speckled wood butterfly activity observed in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (20th).


MAY 2012

Orange-Tip (m) flying around the northern end of Kinson Primary school`s playing field (1st pm).
Comma, Peacock and Small Copper butterflies on the wing in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Orange-Tip, Peacock, Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing generally around Kinson Common (2nd pm).
Small Copper butterfly active in a sunlit corner of Central Bog, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Orange-tip butterflies (m) on the wing by Glenmeadows and near Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (21st pm).
Brimstone butterfly (m) active around the willows at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (21st pm).
Holly Blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (24th am).
Brimstone (f), Holly blue, Orange-Tip, Peacock,Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing on Kinson Common (25th).
Holly blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (26th).
Holly blue,Orange-Tip, Speckled wood and assorted species of white butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (27th pm).
Speckled wood butterflies basking in the sunshine in Pelhams Park, Kinson (28th am).
Red Admiral and Speckled wood butterflies present on nettle beds, downstream of Millhams bridge, Bournemouth (27th).
Orange-Tip and Speckled wood butterflies observed in the lower valley on Kinson Common (29th pm).
Holly Blue, Orange-Tip and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (30th).

Kinson Butterfly Records - June to December 2012

JUNE 2012

Common Blue and Speckled Wood butterflies present in Central Bog, Kinson Common (2nd).
Speckled Wood butterfly resting on bankside vegetation at Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (13th pm).
Large Skipper observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th pm).
Meadow Brown, Peacock and Red Amiral butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (17th).
Large Skipper observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th pm).
Discovery of a Grizzled Skipper butterfly in north Bournemouth (17th pm).
Large Skipper butterfly, damselflies and a Scarce chaser dragonfly present in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (27th pm).
Red Admiral and Large Skipper butterfly activity in the lower valley on Kinson Common (30th pm).


JULY 2012

Meadow Brown butterflies active around the taller grasses at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (3rd).
Large White, Meadow Brown and Large Skipper butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common (5th).
Hairstreak, Meadow Brown and Skipper butterflies active around Central Bog, Kinson Common (5th).
Meadow Brown and Red Admiral butterflies on the wing in limited numbers at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (8th pm).
Hedge Brown & Meadow Brown butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (12th & 13th).
Comma, Meadow Brown and Skipper butterflies on the wing in the lower valley on Kinson Common (15th pm).
2 Marbled White butterflies in pristine condition observed in the upper valley, Kinson Common (20th am).
Hedge Brown,Meadow Brown, Small Copper & Skipper butterflies observed around the upper valley on Kinson Common this morning (20th).
Skippers, Hedge Brown and Meadow Brown butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (21st am).
Large Whites on the wing in central Kinson (23rd pm).
Comma, Hedge Brown,Holly Blue, Large Skipper,Large White, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Purple Hairstreak, Small Skipper and Speckled Wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (24th pm).
Hedge Brown,Purple Hairstreak and Red Amiral butterflies on the wing in Pelhams Park, Kinson (25th am).
Comma, Hedge Brown,Large White, Meadow Brown butterflies and a Beautiful demoiselle (f) observed in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (25th pm).
Red Admirals active around the sunlit margins of Pelhams Park, Kinson (26th am).
Grayling, Hedge Brown,Large White,Marbled White,Marbled White, Meadow Brown and Skipper butterflies active around Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (26th pm).
Common Blue (m),Hedge Brown,Large White, Large Skipper,Meadow Brown, Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (27th pm).
Holly Blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (27th pm).
Grayling, Large Skipper, Large White, Meadow Brown,Small Copper, Small Skipper and White butterflies observed on Kinson Common today (28th).
Hedge Brown, Large White, Meadow Brown,Small Copperand Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing around Kinson Common (31st pm).


AUGUST 2012

Speckled Wood butterflies active in a hedgerow close to Pelhams House, Kinson (2nd am).
Comma, Hedge Brown, Large Skipper, Large White, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Red Admiral,Small Skipper, Small White and Speckled Wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (3rd pm).
Brimstone (m), Common Blue, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown,Small Skipper, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (5th pm).
Hedge Brown,Holly Blue,Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies active around Kinson Common (6th pm).
Hedge Brown and Meadow Brown butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th pm).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson (9th am).
Comma, Hedge Brown and Small White butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson Village Green 9th pm).
Grayling, Hedge Brown,Marbled White, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (10th pm).
Comma,Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (11th am).
Holly Blue and Peacock butterflies visiting gardens near Kinson Village Green (11th pm).
Hedge Brown, Holly Blue,Large White, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (16th pm).
Comma, Hedge Brown Holly Blue, Speckled Wood and White butterflies present on the perimeter of St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (17th pm).
Grayling, Hedge Brown, Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (18th pm).
Hedge Brown, Peacock, Speckled Wood and White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (20th pm),
Hedge Brown, Meadow Brown and White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (21st pm).
Speckled Wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson (25th am).
Peacock, Red Admiral,Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (26th).
Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood and White butterflies present in St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (30th pm).


SEPTEMBER 2012

Hedge Brown, Holly blue and Large White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (1st).
Hedge Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies present around the margins of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (2nd).
Small Copper, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell and White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (3rd pm).
Brimstone,Grayling, Holly Blue, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (4th pm).
Red Admiral butterflies on the wing in Pelhams Park, Kinson (4th).
Holly Blue and Large White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (4th).
Large White and Red Admiral butterflies visiting gardens near Kinson Village Green (5th).
Red Admiral and White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (9th).
Red Admiral butterfly in flight during a shower in central Kinson (10th am).
Comma, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral and White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (10th pm).
Meadow Brown,Peacock,Red Admiral, Speckled Wood and White butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (13th pm).
Peacock,Red Admiral and White butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (13th).
Red Admiral butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (17th & 18th).
Red Admiral, Speckled Wood and Large Whites generally observed around Kinson Common (18th pm).
Small numbers of Large White butterflies observed in central Kinson (27th am).
Large White and Red Admiral butterflies basking in sunlit central Kinson gardens (29th am).


OCTOBER 2012

Speckled Wood butterflies active around partially flowering bramble at Great Oaks, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Red Admiral butterfly activity observed around brambles at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Red Admiral observed on the wing at Millhams Mead (7th).
Red Admiral butterflies visiting Kinson Road gardens (12th am).
Red Admiral butterflies sunning themselves on shrubs by Kinson Village Green (12th pm).
Red Admiral butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (12th pm).
Red admiral butterflies observed at Poole Lane Meadows, Poole Lane Heights, Dragonfly Hollow and at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (13th).
Solitary Speckled Wood in poor condition observed at Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (13th).
Red Admiral butterfly activity around flowering asters by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (14th am).
Red Admirals active around brambles byKinson School (14th pm).
Comma and Red Admiral butterfly activity on asters at Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (15th pm).
Speckled wood butterflies sunning themselves on oaks at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (15th pm).
Red Admirals visiting central Kinson gardens (16th pm).
Comma, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (21st pm).
Red Admiral butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (27th).


NOVEMBER 2012

Red Admiral sunning itself while resting on ivy at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (11th pm).
Male Brimstone butterfly observed flying over the rooftop of the Kinson Road Medical Centre (23rd pm).

DECEMBER 2012

No recordings.


Kinson Butterfly Records - January 2013 to May 2013

JANUARY 2013

No recordings.


FEBRUARY 2013

No recordings.

MARCH 2013

Small Tortoiseshell butterfly observed in Central Bog, Kinson (9th am).


APRIL 2013

Peacock butterfly resting at ground level on the eastern side of Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (18th am).
Small tortoiseshell resting on dried grass in Central Bog, Kinson Common (18th pm).
Peacock butterfly resting on bramble in Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (18th pm).
3 Commas, Brimstone (m), Peacock and Small tortoiseshell active around willows in the middle section of Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (18th pm).
Small tortoiseshell active around sunlit bramble at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (18th pm).
Brimstone, Peacock and Small tortoiseshell butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (20th pm).
Brimstone butterfly (m) observed in the grounds of Kinson School, Bournemouth (20th pm)
Brimstone (m) and Peacock butterflies present in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st pm).
Brimstone (m) and Peacock butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (23rd).
Brimstone butterfly (f) sipping nectar from wallflowers in a garden by Kinson school (23rd pm).
2 Peacocks visiting gardens near Kinson Village Green (25th pm).
Brimstone (f) butterfly present in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (26th pm).
Peacock butterflies present in Gover`s Glade and Central Bog, Kinson Common (26th pm).
Brimstone (m), Comma and Peacock butterflies observed around Central Bog and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (30th).
Brimstone (m), Comma, Green-veined white, Large white, Orangetip and Peacock butterflies enjoying sunny conditions by Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (30th).
Peacock butterflies present at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (30th).

MAY 2013

Brimstone and Green-veined White butterflies observed at Millhams Mead (1st).
Blackcaps and Whitethroats observed today at Millhams Mead (1st).
Brimstone (f), Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies observed around the fringes of Central Bog, Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Speckled wood and Orange tip butterflies observed in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Speckled wood butterfly observed on the western perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson (6th am).
Speckled wood and Green-veined white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (6th pm).
Speckled wood, Brimstone (m) and Holly blue butterflies visiting Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (7th pm).
3+ Speckled wood and a Brimstone (m) present in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (7th pm).
2 Peacock and a Brimstone (m) butterfly present on the fringes of Central Bog, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Holly blue butterfly settled on gravel at the waterfall, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Large Red damselflies active in Central Bog and around Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Holly blue butterfly activity noted by Fryer`s Close and at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (7th).
Peacock butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (10th).
2 Speckled wood butterflies settled on bramble in Pelhams Park, Kinson (12th am).
Male Orangetip butterfly resting on Lady`s smock in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson |Common (12th pm).
Orange tip and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (15th pm).
Green-veined white, Orange tip and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (16th pm).
Orange tip, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (22nd pm).
Orange tip, Speckled wood and white butterflies observed at Kinson Common (27th).
Small Copper and Small white butterflies observed on Kinson Common (30th pm).


Kinson Butterfly Records - June 2013 to December 2013

JUNE 2013

Green-veined white, Orange tip, Peacock and Small white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (1st pm).
Green Hairstreak butterfly visiting a back garden by Kinson Primary School (1st pm).
Common Blue butterfly activity observed around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Orange tip, Speckled Wood and Small white butterflies observed at Kinson Common (3rd pm).
Common Blue, Holly blue, Orange tip, Speckled wood and an assortment of White butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (4th pm).
Large White butterflies observed around central Kinson (5th).
Speckled wood butterflies sunning themselves by Millhams bridge (9th).
Common Blue and Painted Lady butterflies, also Burnet Companion moths, present on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (10th pm).
Speckled wood and an assortment of White butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common (10th pm).
Painted Lady and Speckled wood butterflies observed in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (16th).
Small numbers of white butterflies active around central Kinson (27th).
Speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common and a single Brimstone (f) visiting heath spotted orchids in Gover`s Glade (28th).
Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies active around bramble blossoms at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (30th).


JULY 2013

Large skipper, Meadow brown,Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies observed on brambles at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (1st pm).
Comma,grayling,Small skipper,small tortoiseshell,speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (5th pm).
Limited numbers of Small tortoiseshells visiting gardens in central Kinson (6th & 7th).
Brimstone (f), large skipper, large white, marbled white, meadow brown, small skipper, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common (7th).
Small tortoiseshells visiting gardens close to Kinson Village Green (8th & 9th pm).
Large Skipper, Large white, Meadow brown, Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, (10th am).
Comma and Holly Blue butterflies observed in a central Kinson garden (11th pm).
Comma butterfly activity observed in a sunny corner of Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (11th early eve).
Purple Hairstreak butterfly observed flying around an oak tree by Kinson School (12th pm).
Comma, Green Hairstreak,Large Skipper,Large White, Marbled White, Meadow Brown,Small Skipper,Small Tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (13th).
Brimstone (m) butterfly visiting sweet williams in a garden by Kinson School (14th pm).
Comma and White species of butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens ((15th).
Buzzard flying low over Kinson churchyard heading for Millhams Mead (16th am).
Cinnabar moth, Comma, Meadow Brown and Large White butterfly activity around Kinson churchyard (16th am).
Small numbers of Commas visiting central Kinson gardens (17th).
Comma, Hedge brown, Large skipper, Large white, Marbled white, Meadow brown, Red Admiral and Small skipper butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (18th am).
Single specimen of a Grayling in good condition observed and photographed in the northern region of Kinson Common (18th am).
Comma, Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Peacock, Small tortoiseshell and Large white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (19th am).
Comma, Grayling, Hedge brown, Large skipper, Large white, Marbled white, Meadow brown, Purple hairstreak and Small skipper butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (21st).
Comma, Grayling, Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (22nd).
Reappearance of the Ringlet butterfly at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (22nd).
Brimstone (f), Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Large skipper, Large white, Marbled white, Meadow brown, Peacock, Red Admiral, Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (24th).
Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Large skipper,Large white, Marbled white, Meadow brown, Small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (26th am).
Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Large skipper, Large white, Marbled white,Meadow brown, Peacock, Ringlet,Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (27th am).
Comma, Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Holly blue, Large skipper, Large White, Meadow brown, Peacock, Ringlet, Silver-washed fritillary,Small skipperand Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (28th).
Comma, Common blue,Grayling,Hedge brown, Holly blue,Large skipper,Large white, Meadow brown, Red Admiral, Ringlet(1), Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (29th pm).


AUGUST 2013

Comma, Common blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown,Peacock,Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (1st am).
Comma, Common blue, Grayling,Hedge brown, Marbled white, Meadow brown, Peacock, Red admiral, Small copper, Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (1st am).
Brown argus,Comma, Common blue,Grayling,Hedge brown, Holly blue, Large skipper,Large white, Meadow brown, Peacock,Red admiral, Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (2nd am).
3 observers at Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, observed a Clouded Yellow and a Silver-washed fritillary butterfly (2nd pm).
Brown argus, Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Large skipper, Large white, Meadow brown, Peacock, Red admiral, small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (3rd am).
Brown argus, Grayling,Peacock,Hedge brown, Large white,Meadow brown, Red admiral,Small skipper, Small copper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, (4th am).
Peacock butterfly larvae on nettles by Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (4th).
Small number of Large white butterflies sheltering in a butterfly bush in a garden by Kinson School (5th pm).
Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing in St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (6th am).
Brimstone (m),Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Holly blue, Large skipper, Large white, Marbled white, Meadow brown, Red admiral, Small copper, Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (6th pm).
Clouded yellow (3), Comma, Common blue, Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Large white, Peacock, Red admiral,Small skipper,Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th pm).
Brimstone (m), Common blue, Hedge brown, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies active around knapweed in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson, Bournemouth (7th).
Fritillary butterfly in pristine condition sunning itself on a deep purple buddleja in a garden close to the entrance of St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson, Bournemouth (7th pm).
Large white, Peacock and Grayling butterflies visiting a mauve buddleja in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (7th pm).
Comma (6), Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (8th pm).
Painted lady butterfly resting on a marigold in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (10th am).
Brown argus,Common blue,Holly blue, Hedge brown,Large white,Meadow brown, Red admiral, Small copper, Small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (11th am).
Clouded yellow (6), Comma, Common blue, Holly blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral, small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (11th pm).
Clouded yellow (5+), Common blue (m+f), Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral, small skipper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (12th pm).
Clouded yellow (5), Common blue, Hedge brown, Holly blue,Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (13th pm).
Clouded yellow, Comma, Common blue, Dark Green Fritillary, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral, Ringlet (1), Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Small tortoiseshell and Large white butterflies visiting a garden buddleja close to Kinson church, Millhams Road, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Dark Green Fritillary resting on sunlit ivy by the yew tree in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson, Bournemouth (16th late afternoon).
Clouded yellow, Common blue, Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Large white and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (16th pm).
Common blue,Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Large white, Peacock and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (17th am).
Common blue, Hedge brown, Meadow brown and Large white butterflies on the wing in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson, Bournemouth (17th am).
Holly blue and Large whites visiting gardens in central Kinson (18th).
Common blue, Hedge brown, Holly blue, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (19th midday).
Clouded yellow (5+), Common blue,Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (19th pm).
Red admiral, Large white and Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting garden buddlejas in Millhams Road, Bournemouth (19th pm).
Brimstone (m),Clouded yellow, Comma, Common blue,Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (20th am).
Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies observed in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (20th am).
Clouded yellow, Common blue, Grayling,Hedge brown, Green veined white, Large white, Meadow brown, Small copper, Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th pm).
Brimstone (m), Brown argus,Clouded yellow, Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Holly blue, Large white,Meadow brown, Small copper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st am).
Brown argus, Clouded yellow (5+), Comma, Common blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Marbled white, Meadow brown, Small copper, Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (21st pm).
Common blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Small copper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (22nd mid-morning).
Brown argus, Comma, Common blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (22nd pm).
Hedge brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Common blue,Hedge brown, Holly blue, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th).
Clouded yellow, Comma,Common blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (26th).
Group of Meadow browns making very good use of small clumps of flowering creeping thistles at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (26th pm).
Clouded yellow, Comma blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).
Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th).
Holly blue, Large white and Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (27th).
Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing in the lower valley of Kinson Common,Bournemouth (28th pm).
Common blue, Green veined white, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (29th am).
Clouded yellow, Common blue, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (29th).
Clouded yellow, Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Small white and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).
Hedge brown, Large white, Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (30th).
Common blue, Grayling, Hedge brown, Meadow brown, Large white and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (31st pm).
Large white, Meadow brown and Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (31st pm).


SEPTEMBER 2013

Common blue,Grayling,Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st am).

Clouded yellow (m) visiting flowers in a Kinson Road front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (2nd 1pm).
Comma, Common blue,Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (2nd pm).
Comma,Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (2nd pm).
Grayling, Large white, Meadow brown, Small copper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd).
Common blue.Grayling, Hedge brown, Large white, Meadow brown, Small copper,Small white and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (4th).
Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (5th).
Large white and Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting buddleja and marigolds in a garden by Kinson school,Bournemouth (5th).
Grayling, Large white, Meadow brown, Small copper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (6th).
Large white, Meadow brown, Red Admiral and Specked wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th).
Large white, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (9th pm).
A few Large white butterflies observed in central Kinson gardens today (9th).
Clouded yellow, Holly blue, Large white, Meadow brown, Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (10th).
Low numbers of Large white, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (11th).
Small numbers of Large white butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (12th).
Small numbers of Large white and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).
Small numbers of assorted white and Speckled wood butterflies active on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th).
Comma, Large white, Small copper and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th).
A few Large white and Speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common today (22nd).
Speckled wood butterflies observed at Great Oaks and around the lower valley on Kinson Common (23rd).
Large white, a Painted lady and reasonable numbers of Speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common today (24th).
Mainly Speckled wood butterflies observed on a visit to Kinson Common today (26th).
Large white. Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Turbary Common, Bournemouth (27th).
Speckled wood butterflies active on Turbary Common today (28th).

OCTOBER 2013

Single Large white butterfly observed in Kitcher`s Mead at Millhams, Kinson (4th am).
Red Admiral visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School (5th am).
Single specimen of a Speckled wood butterfly observed at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common (5th pm).
Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Stour Valley Nature Reserve (10th pm).
Red Admiral and a few Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Stour Valley Nature Reserve (11th).
Red Admiral and Speckled wood butterflies observed at the Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve (14th).
Red Admiral, Small white, Small copper and Speckled wood butterflies enjoying the sunshine at Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve (15th).
Red Admiral butterflies on the wing at the Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve (17th).
Red admirals active around oaks in Pelhams Park, Kinson (22nd).
Red admiral and Speckled wood butterflies active in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson 23rd pm).


NOVEMBER 2013

Speckled wood butterfly observed in a garden by Kinson School (4th).


DECEMBER 2013

No butterfly recordings.


Kinson Butterfly Records - January 2014 to June 2014


JANUARY 2014

No butterfly recordings.

FEBRUARY

No butterfly recordings.

MARCH 2014

Brimstone (m+f) observed at the eastern end of Central Bog, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Brimstone (m), Comma and Small tortoiseshell butterflies on the wing in a sunlit corner of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (7th pm).
Brimstone (m) and Small tortoiseshell visiting a garden by Kinson School (8th pm).
Brimstone, Comma, Peacock and Small tortoiseshell butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (9th am).
3 Small tortoiseshells flying in triple formation near Kinson Village Green (9th pm).
Brimstone, Comma, Peacock and Small tortoiseshell butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (13th am).
Brimstone butterflies visiting dandelions by Kinson Village Green (13th pm).
Brimstone, Comma, Peacock and Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting a garden by Kinson School (15th).
Brimstone, Peacock and Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting a garden by Kinson School (16th).
Small tortoiseshell butterfly resting on bankside vegetation by Millhams bridge, Kinson (27th pm).
Brimstones (m) visiting flowering forsythia in central Kinson gardens (29th).
Brimstone (m), Comma and Peacock butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (30th).


APRIL 2014

Peacock butterfly sunning itself on dead fern in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Brimstone(m) and Peacock butterflies active in Central Bog, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Brimstone butterflies (m+f) observed by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Peacock resting on a wallflower in a garden by Kinson School (8th).
Pair of Speckled wood butterflies circling together in a corner of Kinson churchyard (9th pm).
Brimstone (m+f), Green-veined white, Holly blue, Peacock and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (11th).
Peacock butterflies visiting wallflowers in a central Kinson garden (12th).
Peacock butterflies on the wing in central Kinson (13th pm).
Brimstone (m), Holly blue and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing in Kinson churchyard (14th pm).
Brimstone, Green veined white, Orange tip, Peacock, Small tortoiseshell and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Speckled wood butterflies visiting wallflowers in a central Kinson Garden (17th).
Brimstone, Green veined white, Holly blue, Orange-tip, Peacock and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (18th pm).
Brimstone (m) visiting wallflowers in a garden close to Kinson Village Green (19th).
Brimstone (m + f), Green veined white,Holly blue, Orange-tip, Peacock and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (21st).


MAY 2014

Brimstone butterflies visiting wallflowers in a central Kinson garden (3rd am).
Brimstone (m+f), Green-veined white, Orange-tip and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (4th am).
Green-veined white, Holly blue and Brimstone butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (14th).
Brimstone, Holly blue and Small white butterflies visiting a central Kinson garden (16th pm).
Small white butterfly on the wing in Pelhams Park, Kinson (18th).
Speckled wood butterfly activity on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson (19th).
Speckled wood and Red Admiral butterfly activity on the perimeter of pelhams Park, Kinson (20th).
Holly Blue butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson (23rd pm).
Speckled wood butterfly observed on Kinson Common (24th).
Small copper, common blue and speckled wood butterflies active around Central Bog, Kinson Common (27th).


JUNE 2014

Speckled wood and common blue butterflies active in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (1st am).
Small copper butterfly visiting flowers on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (1st).
Speckled wood butterfly activity in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common (5th am).
3 Red Admirals flying together under a conker tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson (7th).
Speckled wood butterflies observed on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson (11th am).
Holly blue butterfly activity in a central Kinson garden (15th pm).
Speckled wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson (19th).
Comma,Large skipper, meadow brown,small tortoiseshell,small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (19th).
Comma,large skipper, meadow brown and small white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (20th).
Red Admiral active under a sunlit conker tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson (21st pm).
Marbled white and 2 Ringlets active around the heathland on Kinson Common (22nd pm).
Holly blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (23rd).
Ringlet,red admiral,small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (24th).

JULY 2014

Butterflies including: Comma,meadow brown,ringlet,holly blue, large skipper,large white, peacock, red admiral, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood on the wing at Kinson Common (1st.)
Marbled white butterfly passing through Poole Lane Meadows at Kinson Common (2nd am).
Silver-washed fritillary and white admiral butterflies on the wing in Kinson (2nd).
Comma, common blue, large skipper,large white, meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (3rd).
Red Admiral butterflies observed under the canopies of sweet chestnuts in Pelhams Park, Kinson (7th).
Peacock butterfly visiting a butterfly bush in a central Kinson garden (9th).
Hedge brown, meadow brown and red admiral butterflies present in Pelhams Park, Kinson (10th).
Comma, hedge brown, large white, meadow brown,peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (11th).
Silver-washed fritillary present in the lower valley on Kinson Common (12th).
Hedge brown, Meadow brown and peacock butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (12th).
Comma, common blue, grayling,hedge brown, large white,meadow brown, peacock,red admiral, ringlet, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (14th).
Hedge brown, meadow brown, peacock and small skipper butterflies active in Kinson churchyard (15th).
Comma,hedge brown, large white, large skipper, meadow brown, peacock, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (15th).
Comma, hedge brown, meadow brown,red admiral, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (16th).
Hedge brown, holly blue, meadow brown and peacock butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (17th).
Comma, common blue, hedge brown, large skipper,large white, meadow brown, peacock, ringlet, small skipperand speckled wood butterflies present in the lower valley on Kinson Common (18th).
Brimstone butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (19th).
Brimstone (m) visiting marigolds in a central Kinson garden (20th).
Brown argus, comma, common blue, hedge brown,large white, large skipper, marbled white, meadow brown, peacock, small copper, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead (20th).
Meadow brown, peacock and red admiral visiting central Kinson gardens (21st).

Silver-washed fritillary present in the lower valley, Kinson Common (26th pm).
Brown argus, common blue, grayling,hedge brown, meadow brown,large white, peacock, red admiral, small skipper,small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (27th).
Brown argus, common blue, hedge brown, meadow brown, peacock,red admiral, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead (28th).
Brown argus, common blue,Hedge brown, meadow brown, peacock, large white,small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies active around fleabane on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (29th).


AUGUST 2014 

Hedge brown butterflies active on the western perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson (1st).
Hedge brown and meadow browns resting on fleabane and a fox walking through the meadowland, Kinson Common (2nd am).
Small numbers of Grayling butterflies active on Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common (3rd).
Small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting marigolds in a central Kinson garden (4th).
Hedge brown, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies active around Pelhams, Kinson (6th).
Brown argus, clouded yellow, comma, common blue, hedge brown, large white, meadow brown, red admiral, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th).
Brown argus, common blue, hedge brown, large white and meadow brown butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (8th am).
Brimstone (f), grayling, hedge brown, large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (13th).
Grayling,hedge brown, holly blue,large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (15th).
Grayling, hedge brown, large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies active on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th).
Holly blue, large white and speckled wood butterflies active on the fringes of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (17th pm). 
Speckled wood butterfly activity on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (18th).
Grayling, Hedge brown, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (19th).
Red Admiral butterfly activity around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (20th).
Brown argus, Hedge brown, Meadow brown and assorted white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (22nd).
Hedge brown, Meadow brown and Speckled wood butterflies observed around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (23rd).
Large white butterfly activity around a white butterfly bush in central Kinson, Bournemouth (26th). 
Peacock, red admiral,speckled wood and an assortment of white butterfly species observed generally around Kinson (to end of August).

SEPTEMBER  2014

Holly blue and assorted white butterflies visiting the War memorial garden by Kinson Village Green (3rd).
Speckled wood butterflies enjoying the morning sunshine on the fringes of Pelhams Park, Kinson (3rd). 
Comma, Large white and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (4th).
Peacock butterflies visiting a butterfly bush by Millhams Road, Kinson (4th).
Speckled wood butterflies active along the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson (5th).
Holly blue and large whites visiting a garden near Kinson Village Green (6th). 
Speckled wood butterflies active on the fringes of Pelhams Park, Kinson (9th).
Small number of Large white and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (10th am).
Red Admiral resting on an ash tree in Kinson School at dusk (10th). 
Common blue, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common (14th).
Speckled wood butterflies active at Millhams Mead and in Pelhams Park, Kinson (17th).
Brimstone (m) butterfly observed by the Pelhams Bowling Green, Kinson (18th pm).
Speckled wood butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens (21st).
Speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, around central Kinson and on the fringes of Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (23rd & 24th).
A few large white butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (26th).
Speckled wood butterfly (in pristine condition) observed in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (27th).
Common blue butterfly activity on Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th am).
Small copper butterflies (2) and speckled woods active on Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th am).
A few speckled wood butterflies active in the lower valley on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th).

OCTOBER  2014

Speckled wood butterflies active on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson (2nd).
Red Admirals enjoying the afternoon sunshine in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (3rd).
Speckled wood butterfly active at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (19th am).
Speckled wood in good condition observed at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th am).
Red Admirals active under the sunlit trees canopies in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (29th pm).

NOVEMBER  2014 

Red Admiral butterfly activity under the canopy of a London plane tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (2nd).
Red Admiral in flight by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (18th am).
Red Admiral resting on a wooden post by the Kinson Community Centre, Bournemouth (18th pm)


DECEMBER  2014 

Red Admiral in good condition flying around a front garden by Kinson Primary School, Bournemouth (1st am).

JANUARY 2015

No recordings.

FEBRUARY 2015

No recordings.

MARCH 2015

Small tortoiseshell, (reasonable condition) ,present in St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (20th pm).
Small tortoiseshell butterfly enjoying a sunny corner in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common (25th).
Small tortoiseshell active around flowering gorse on Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common (27th am). 
 

APRIL 2015


Brimstone (m) visiting forsythia  in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (4th).
Brimstone (m+f), peacock and small tortoiseshell butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (6th).
Brimstone, peacock & small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (7th).
Peacock and Small tortoiseshell butterflies observed at Dragonfly Hollow and Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th pm).
Brimstone butterfly (m) visiting forsythia in a central Kinson garden, Bournemouth (13th am).
Peacock butterflies active around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (13th pm).
Fresh specimen of a Speckled wood butterfly present in Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th am). 

Comma, peacock, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (15th am).
Brimstone, comma, green-veined white, peacock, small tortoiseshell, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (16th).
Speckled wood butterfly activity on the perimeter of Pelhams  Park, Kinson Bournemouth (17th pm).
Speckled wood butterflies visiting gardens by Kinson School, Bournemouth (18th pm).
Holly blue and speckled wood butterflies visiting gardens by Kinson School,Bournemouth (19th).
Holly blue butterfly observed by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (20th pm).
Brimstone, holly blue and speckled wood butterflies present in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (20th).

Brimstone (m+f), comma, holly blue, orange-tip (m), peacock, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies on the wing in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st).
Speckled wood butterflies in good condition active around Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st).
Holly blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (21st).

Peacock and speckled wood butterflies active on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (23rd pm).

Speckled wood butterflies visiting forsythia in a central Kinson garden, Bournemouth (27th am).

Speckled wood butterflies visiting forsythia in a central Kinson garden (28th).

MAY 2015

Speckled wood sunning itself by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (4th am).
Green-veined white butterfly activity in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (4th am).

Holly blue and speckled wood butterflies present on the fringes of St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson, Bournemouth (5th).
Holly blue and speckled wood butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (7th am).

Holly Blue butterfly present on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th am).

Holly blue, peacock, orange-tip and speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th).
Holly blue butterflies active around central Kinson, Bournemouth (17th).

Holly blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (21st).
Holly blue and green-veined white butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (23rd).
Fresh specimens of speckled wood butterflies observed in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th). 

Common blue butterfly (m) in pristine condition at the eastern end of Kinson Common ,Bournemouth (26th).

Holly blue butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (29th).
Holly blue butterfly resting on holly in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (30th pm).
Common blue, Holly blue and speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th). 

JUNE 2015

Common blue and speckled wood butterflies active around Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (3rd).
Comma butterfly resting on cattle fencing by Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd pm).

Pair of holly blue butterflies resting on holly in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (5th).
Common blue, painted lady and speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common , Bournemouth (7th).
Common blue, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (9th pm). 

Common blue, holly blue and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (16th).
Small copper butterflies observed in Tussock Bog, Turbary Common, Bournemouth (18th). 

Common blue, large skipper, meadow brown, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (20th).
Common blue, large white, meadow brownand speckled wood butterflies observed on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st am).

Holly blue butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (25th).
Ringlet butterflies emerging on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).
Large skipper butterflies active on the fringes of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).
Green-veined white butterfly present in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th). 

Comma, large skipper, large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th pm). 

JULY 2015

Meadow browns, skippers and speckled wood butterflies only species recorded while walking through Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common , Bournemouth (5th am).

Meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet, large and small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common,. Bournemouth (6th).
Comma,Hedge brown, meadow brown, skipper and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th).
Comma,meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies feeding on bramble in a sunlit corner of Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th am).
Meadow brown, large and small skipper butterflies active on the margins of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th pm).                                                                                                                  

Comma, hedge brown, large skipper, large white, meadow brown,red admiral, ringlet, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (10th).
Painted lady butterfly resting on bramble by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (11th am).
Small tortoiseshell sunning itself on a fence in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (11th pm). 

Comma, hedge brown,meadow brown,ringlet and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).
Comma, hedge brown, large skipper, large white, marbled white (5+),meadow brown, red admiral, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (17th).
Comma, hedge brown, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th late pm). 

Red Admiral visiting a butterfly bush in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (18th).
Comma, hedge brown, large skipper, large white,meadow brown, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (19th am).
Comma, grayling, hedge brown,holly blue, large skipper,large white,meadow brown, red admiral, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st).

Common blue, comma, hedge brown, large skipper,large white, meadow brown, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies active on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (23rd).

Comma,common blue,hedge brown, large white,meadow brown, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (28th).

Red admiral and Comma butterflies visiting buddleja in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (29th).
Brown argus, comma,common blue, hedge brown,large skipper,large white, meadow brown, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).
Fleabane attracting many butterflies on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).
Peacock and large white butterflies visiting buddleja in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (30th).

AUGUST 2015

Red admiral, peacock and painted lady butterflies visiting buddleja in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (1st - 2nd).
Red admiral butterflies on buddleja in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (3rd).

Common blue, grayling, hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, peacock, red admiral, small copper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th am).
Brimstone (m) butterfly observed by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (7th pm).
Peacock, red admiral,small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting buddleja in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (7th pm).

Large white, meadow brown and hedge brown butterflies visiting buddleja in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (11th).
Hedge brown butterflies visiting buddleja in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (12th pm). 

Hedge brown,Holly blue and large white butterflies visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (16th).
Small number of hedge brown butterflies active on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (19th).

Peacock and Red Admiral butterflies active around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (26th pm).

Speckled woods on the wing throughout Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th am).

Good numbers of meadow browns attracted to flowering fleabane on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth  (28th & 29th ).

SEPTEMBER 2015

Speckled wood butterflies active around the sunlit corners of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (2nd pm).
Small number of large white butterflies on the wing in central Kinson, Bournemouth (2nd).

Hedge brown,holly blue, large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (6th am).
Small tortoiseshell, holly blue and numerous large whites visiting buddleja in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (6th pm).
Meadow brown and large whites visiting marigolds in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (7th).

Small tortoiseshell butterfly visiting flowers in Kinson churchyard, Bournemouth (9th pm).

Speckled wood butterfly activity on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson (17th).
Large white butterflies visiting flower borders by Kinson Road (19th & 20th).

Red admiral and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (23rd).
Speckled wood butterflies active in Pelhams Park and central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (25th pm).

Comma, meadow brown, peacock, speckled wood and large white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (26th am).

Brimstone (m) and speckled wood butterflies active around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (28th).

Large white and speckled wood butterflies active around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (30th).

OCTOBER  2015

Peacock and speckled wood butterflies enjoying the morning sunshine on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (2nd).

Large white and red admiral butterflies on the wing on an autumn afternoon in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (12th).

1 speckled wood butterfly observed in a sunlit corner by Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (15th am).

Pair of red admirals sunning themselves on a chestnut tree at Pelhams, Kinson, Bournemouth (31st pm).

NOVEMBER 2015

Red Admiral active around a shrubbery in Kinson Road, Bournemouth (9th pm).

Red Admiral active in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (12th am).

DECEMBER 2015

House sparrow chasing a red admiral butterfly near Kinson Road, Bournemouth (29th am).

JANUARY 2016

No recordings.

FEBRUARY 2016

No recordings up  to 28th February 2016.
Peacock butterfly in pristine condition active around garden daffodils, Kinson Road, Bournemouth (29th noon).

 MARCH 2016

Small tortoiseshell on the wing in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (14th pm).
Comma sunning itself on dead brambles at Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th pm).
Comma sunning itself on dead bracken in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th pm).

Small tortoiseshell on the wing on the north side of Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (17th am).

Peacock butterfly active around a hedgerow at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (22nd pm).

APRIL 2016

Male brimstone dashing northwards through Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (2nd 1.20pm).
Male brimstone visiting wallflowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (2nd pm).

Peacock butterfly resting on dried  grasses in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th).
Brimstone butterfly (m) recorded in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th am).
Brimstone butterfly (f) passing through Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th pm).

3 Peacock and 1 Comma butterflies active around opening sallows in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th pm).
4 Peacocks recorded in a sunlit corner of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th pm).
1 Peacock circling sloe on the fringe of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th pm).

Peacock, comma, brimstone (m) and green-veined white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (13th).
Speckled wood butterfly active around Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (13th pm).
Speckled wood and a brimstone (m) sunning themselves on flowers in a garden by Kinson School,Bournemouth (13th pm).
Peacock butterfly sunning itself on an evergreen in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (14th am).

Brimstone, comma, green-veined white and peacock butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (14th pm).

Brimstone (m+f), comma, green-veined white, peacock and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th am).

Brimstone (f) on the wing by Millhams bridge, Bournemouth (26th pm).

Holly blue butterfly visiting lilac in a hedge by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (30th pm).
Brimstone (f) flying westwards through Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (30th pm).

 MAY 2016

Brimstone (m+f), orange-tip (m), peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (4th am).

Speckled wood butterflies active in sunlit corners of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (5th pm).

Speckled wood visting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (11th pm).
Holly blue resting on forsythia in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (13th am).
Holly blue activity in back gardens by Kinson School, Bournemouth (14th pm).
Holly blue and small white butterflies active around central Kinson, Bournemouth (15th).
Small white butterflies present in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (16th pm).

Orange-tip (m), holly blue and small white butterflies visiting flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (24th pm).

Speckled wood butterfly in excellent condition resting on hazel in a central Kinson garden, Bournemouth (26th am).
Holly blue butterflies visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (28th).

JUNE 2016

Small white and orange tip butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (2nd).

Brimstone,orange tip and speckled wood butterflies observed at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th). 

Speckled wood butterflies active on the fringes of Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th).
Common blue and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (9th).
Holly blue butterflies visiting back gardens by Kinson School, Bournemouth (9th).

Holly blue butterfly activity in a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (11th pm).

Fresh specimen of a large skipper butterfly observed in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th am).

1 meadow brown butterfly active on the eastern fringe of Tussock Bog, Turbary Common, Bournemouth (18th).
Holly blue and large skipper butterflies active in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (19th am).

1 meadow brown and a small tortoiseshell on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (26th am).

Large skipper, meadow brown and ringlet butterfies active on the northern fringe of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).
Comma butterfly in excellent condition resting on vegetation by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).
Meadow brown and ringlet butterflies active around the far eastern boundary of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).

JULY 2016

2 Meadow brown butterflies on flowering bramble in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st).
Meadow brown and large skipper butterflies on the wing in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st). 

Meadow browns active on the fringes of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd).
Ringlet butterflies (m+f) active at the southern end of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd eve).

Large skipper and meadow browns present in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th am).
Large skipper, meadow brown and large skipper butterflies active around Poole Lane Meadows,Bournemouth (5th am).
Meadow brown and a large white butterfly observed in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (9th).

Large white, meadow brown, red admiral and small skipper butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (12th).
Hedge brown butterfly active around the wild flower triangle by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (13th).
Red admiral sunning itself on an oak in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (14th am).
Comma, large white,large skipper, meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet and small skipper butterflies observed on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).
Purple hairstreak butterfly active on fern and oak in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).
Skipper butterflies chased by a golden-ringed dragonfly  in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).

 
Red admiral visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (17th).

Comma, hedge brown,large white,meadow brown,red admiral,ringlet, small skipper and small white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (18th pm).

Large white butterflies visiting the wild flower triangle by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (20th).
Comma, hedge brown, holly blue,large skipper,large white,meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet, silver-washed fritillary, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th).
Hedge brown, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, red admiral, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st am).
Brimstone (m), hedge brown, large skipper, large white, meadow brown,red admiral, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (22nd).

Red admirals visiting garden flowers by Kinson School, Bournemouth (24th).
Large white butterflies visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (25th).
Large white and speckled wood butterflies present in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (26th).
Hedge brown, large skipper, large white, meadow brown,red admiral, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).
Captured skipper butterfly in the tight grip of a large spider in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).

Hedge brown, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (27th).
Comma, hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, peacock, red admiral, silver-washed fritillary and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Comma chasing away a silver-washed fritillary in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Holly blue visiting summer flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (29th).

Comma,hedge brown,holly blue,large white, peacock and speckled wood butterflies observed at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).
Hedge brown, holly blue, meadow brown, large white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (31st am).
Good numbers of hedge and meadow browns visiting fleabane on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (31st am). 

 AUGUST 2016

Large white butterfly activity around the wild flower feature by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (1st).
Common blue, hedge brown, meadow brown and assorted white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (2nd).

Large white butterfly activity around the wild flower feature by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (3rd to 4th).
Large white and meadow brown  butterflies visiting flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (4th pm).

Common blue (m+f),hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common (6th am).

Brown argus (m+f) on trefoil in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (6th).

Red admiral and white butterflies visiting a buddleja in a shrubbery near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (7th).
Speckled wood butterflies visiting  a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (8th).
Comma,hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, red admiral,silver-washed fritillary,small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th am).
Holly blue butterflies visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (12th & 13th pm).

Brimstone (m),hedge brown,holly blue,large white,meadow brown,red admiral and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th am).
Large white, hedge brown, holly blue, meadow brown, small copper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Hedge brown,holly blue,large white,meadow brown,red admiral and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th pm).

A few hedge brown, meadow brown,speckled wood and large white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st am).

Holly blue, large white and red admiral butterflies visiting gardens by Kinson School, Bournemouth (23rd).
Large white butterflies visiting marigolds in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (24th).

Comma, hedge brown,large white, meadow brown and speckled wood buterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).

Large white butterflies visiting marigolds in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (30th pm).     

 SEPTEMBER 2016

A few large white butterflies visiting the wild flower section by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (3rd). 

Red admiral and large white butterflies visiting marigolds in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (6th).
1 speckled wood butterfly active by the bowling green in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (7th).
Large white and holly blue butterflies active around central Kinson, Bournemouth (8th pm).
Large white butterfly on the wing by Kinson School, Bournemouth, soon after a shower (10th pm).

Red admiral in excellent condition visiting gardens by Kinson School, Bournemouth (14th).
Large white butterflies visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (14th).
2 Speckled woods in spiral mode in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Speckled wood butterfly resting on autumn leaves in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (16th pm).

 Large white, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (17th & 18th).

Small copper butterflies active on Two Barrow Heath and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21th pm).
Speckled wood butterfles active throughout Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st pm).
Speckled wood butterflies active on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (21st pm).

Meadow brown butterfly observed on the north side of Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (22nd pm).

Large white butterfly visiting a butterfly bush in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (24th).
Large white butterfly visiting shrubbery flowers in Kinson Road, Bournemouth (26th pm).

Speckled wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (29th).
Peacock butterfly visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Speckled wood butterfly sunning itself by a plane tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Speckled wood and a large white butterfly visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (30th pm).

OCTOBER 2016

Red admiral activity in a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (2nd pm).
Speckled wood butterfly on bramble in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (3rd pm).
Peacock butterfly on the wing in the morning sun near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (4th).

Speckled wood butterfly resting on gorse, Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th).
Red admiral and a speckled wood visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (9th pm).

Peacock and speckled wood butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (10th).

Speckled  wood active along the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (16th pm).

Red admiral and speckled wood  active on the southern boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (17th ).
Speckled wood enjoying a sunlit corner of a plane tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (18th pm).

Red Admiral visiting a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (20th pm).
Red Admiral flying around a sunlit chestnut tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson (21st pm).

Red Admiral resting  on ivy by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (26th pm).
Red Admiral visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (27th).

Red Admiral resting on ivy by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (30th)
Red Admiral and a speckled wood sunning themselves in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (31st pm)
Pair of red admirals sunning themselves  on a plane tree in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (31st pm)

NOVEMBER 2016

Red admiral active around Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (1st).

Red admiral active by a chestnut tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson (11th pm).

2 Red admiral butterflies on the wing at Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th pm).

DECEMBER 2016

No recordings.

 2017 

JANUARY 2017

No recordings this month.

FEBRUARY 2017

No recordings this month.

MARCH 2017

Brimstone butterfly (m) observed near Kinson church at SZ06679 96940 (9th am).
Peacock visiting daffodils and celandines in a garden by Kinson School (9th pm).

Brimstone butterfly (m) active by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Brimstone (m) on the wing near the bowling green in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th pm).

Brimstone (m) flying swiftly southwards by Kinson School, Bournemouth (25th am).

Brimstone (m) on the wing near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (26th am).
Comma (m+f) circling together in a sunny corner of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th pm).
Peacock - flying southwards through Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th pm).
Brimstone (m) observed by the tennis court, Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (27th pm).
4 Peacock and 2 Comma butterflies observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (27th).

APRIL 2017

Peacock butterflies observed at Central Bog,Glenmeadows and Poole Lane Meadows at Kinson Common (1st pm).
Brimstone (m) active around the eastern boundary of Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (1st pm).
Comma butterfly activity on sunlit grassland in Central Bog, Kinson Common (1st pm).

Brimstone (m) active near the bowling green, Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (3rd pm).
Speckled wood and orange-tip (m+f) active in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (4th).

Peacock and brimstone butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (5th pm).                    Brimstone (f) visiting spring flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (7th am).
Holly blue butterflies visiting a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (7th am & pm).
Brimstone (m), holly blue, orange-tip ( m small),peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th pm).

Speckled wood visiting a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (8th pm).

Holly blue and a speckled wood visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (10th pm).

Small white resting on foliage by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (14th am).

Pair of peacock butterflies active around a blue atlas cedar in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Holly blue, orange-tip (m) and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th am).
Brimstone butterfly (m) visiting a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (16th). 

Green-veined white, holly blue, orange-tip, peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (18th am).
Orange-tip (m) flying northwards by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (18th pm).

Speckled wood active on the eastern boundary of Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st am).

Brimstone, comma, green-veined white, holly blue and speckled wood butterflies on the wing in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (22nd pm).

Brimstone,  comma, green-veined white, holly blue, orange-tip, peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing in the lower valley at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (23rd).

Peacock butterfly resting on dry grass in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th pm).

Green-veined white, holly blue, orange-tip, peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th am).

Green-veined white, holly blue, orange-tip, peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th am).

Speckled wood active around a flowering horse chestnut in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (29th).
Speckled activity around the perimeter of Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th).

MAY 2017

Peacock butterfly active by Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st am).

Speckled wood butterflies active  around sallows near Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common (5th pm).

Orange-tip butterfly flying westwards by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (6th pm).
Speckled wood activity in a back garden  by Kinson School, Bournemouth (7th).
Speckled wood and a red admiral visiting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson School Bournemouth (8th pm).
Brimstone (m) flying southwards through the parkland at Pelhams, Bournemouth (8th pm).

Brimstone (m), orange-tip and peacock butterflies observed at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th pm).

Common blue (m) and Brimstone (f) butterflies in pristine condition observed in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (11th am).
Brimstone (f) resting on a wallflower in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (11th pm).
Speckled wood butterflies active around sunlit trees in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (11th pm).

Holly blue and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (13th am).
Speckled wood butterflies active near the western perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (13th pm).

Speckled wood butterfly activity in a garden by Kinson School (14th).
Common blue (m) resting on vegetation with wings open in the bog land, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th am).

Speckled wood and holly blue butterflies visiting a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (21st pm).

Orange tip and small tortoiseshells observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (22nd pm).                     Speckled wood butterfly activity around sunlit trees in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (24th pm). Common blue (2m) and speckled wood butterflies on the wing in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th am).
Common blue (f) visiting summer flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (26th).

Brimstone butterfly (f) visiting trees in Central Bog, Kinson Common (31st pm).

JUNE 2017

Painted lady resting on bramble at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (2nd am).
Common blue butterflies (m+f) active around the grassland at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (2nd am).

4 large skipper butterflies in pristine condition, active around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (4th am).

Large skippers and a meadow brown observed in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (6th).
Speckled wood butterfly observed in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (6th).

Large skipper butterfly resting on a marsh orchid in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th am).
Meadow brown butterfly activity observed on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th).

Red admiral butterfly active by Millhams bridge, Bournemouth (10th pm).
Meadow brown, large skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (11th am).

Comma, common blue, holly blue, meadow brown and red admiral butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (13th).

Ringlet butterfly activity in the lower valley and near Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th am).
Large skipper and meadow brown butterflies present around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th am).

Comma, large skipper, meadow brown and a few ringlet butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (18th am).

Comma butterflies visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (19th & 20th).
Comma, large skipper, marbled white(3) meadow brown and small tortoiseshell butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (21st am).

Large skipper, meadow brown, ringlet and a few white butterflies active on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th am).

Comma, meadow brown, skippers, red admiral, ringlet, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).

Marbled white butterfly active in Tussock Bog, Turbary Common, Bournemouth (30th mid-morning).

JULY 2017

Comma, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet, small tortoiseshell and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (1st am).
Comma, meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (2nd am).
Red admiral visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (2nd pm).

Comma, meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd eve).

Comma, large skipper, marbled white, meadow brown, ringlet, small skipper and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (4th pm).

Comma, green-veined white, holly blue, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, ringlet, small heath (nr Central Bog), small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th).
Ringlet and a red admiral visiting a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (5th pm).

Comma, hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet, small skipper, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (6th am).

 Comma, common blue, hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, small skipper, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th am).
Comma, common blue, hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, red admiral and white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th am).

Comma, common blue, hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, red admiral, small skipper, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th).
Red admiral butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson School, Bournemouth (10th).

Hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, small skipper and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th eve).
Common blue, hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, small skipper, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (13th am).

Comma, common blue, hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, peacock, small skipper, speckled wood and small white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).

Butterflies including red admiral visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (15th).
Commas visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (16th).
Speckled wood activity on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (17th).
Comma, common blue, hedge brown, large skipper, meadow brown, red admiral, small skipper, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (18th am).

Damp afternoon with a few hedge brown and meadow brown butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (19th pm).

Red admiral visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School,Bournemouth (20th am).

Red admiral visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (24th).
Many purple hairstreaks active around the upper branches of an oak at Redhill, Bournemouth (25th pm).
Despite the weather, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies active on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).

Red admiral visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (29th).

Speckled wood butterflies visiting gardens near Kinson School, Bournemouth (31st am).
Speckled wood activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (31st pm).

AUGUST 2017

Speckled wood activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (2nd).
Peacock butterfly visiting summer flowers in a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (3rd pm).
Red Admiral visiting summer flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (4th).
Speckled wood activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (5th pm).
Hedge brown, holly blue, meadow brown, red admiral, silver-washed fritillary, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (6th).

Speckled wood butterfly resting on honeysuckle in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (10th).

Common blue, hedge brown, holly blue, meadow brown, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (13th am).
Holly blue, meadow brown and a red admiral visiting summer flowers in a front garden close to Kinson School, Bournemouth (13th pm).

Hedge brown, holly blue, meadow brown, speckled wood and assorted white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th pm).

Meadow brown butterfly visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (20th am).

A few speckled wood butterflies active in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (22nd pm).

Hedge brown, meadow brown and assorted white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (24th).
Holly blue, meadow brown, speckled wood and assorted species of white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th pm).
Peacock, speckled wood and white butterflies visiting summer flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (27th).
Meadow brown, speckled wood and assorted species of white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th).

Red admiral gliding gracefully through Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Small white butterflies visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (29th pm).

Speckled wood butterfly activity on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (30th pm).

SEPTEMBER 2017

Peacock and speckled wood butterflies visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (2nd).

Peacock and small tortoiseshell butterflies visiting marigolds in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (9th).

Peacock butterfly visiting a flower bed in garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (12th am).
Speckled wood butterfly activity on the western boundary of Pelhams, Bournemouth (12th & 13th).
Red admiral and peacock butterflies visiting  flower beds near Kinson School, Bournemouth (13th pm).

Speckled wood and small white butterflies observed by Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Red admiral visiting flowers in a garden near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (16th am).

Speckled wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (19th pm).

Comma, peacock, small copper and white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (22nd am).
Speckled wood butterflies active in sunlit corners of Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (22nd pm).
Speckled wood butterflies active along the sunlit western boundary of Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (22nd pm).

Speckled wood butterflies enjoying the sunlit corners of Kinson Common this morning (24th).
2 red admirals visiting ivy on a tree in Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (24th am).

Speckled wood butterfly in good condition visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School (26th pm). 

Red admirals active in sunlit corners of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (28th pm).
Red admiral active around the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (28th pm).

OCTOBER 2017

Speckled wood butterfly activity on the fringe of Blanchard`s Copse, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st am).

Several red admirals visiting ivy in a hedge by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (4th).
Red admirals sunning themselves in a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (5th pm).

Red admiral butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (8th).

Red admiral resting on autumn leaves in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (12th pm).

Speckled wood and a red admiral butterfly visiting gardens by Kinson School, Bournemouth (14th pm).

Red admirals flying in the rain around hedgerow ivy by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (22nd).

2 red admirals circling together in a sunlit corner of Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th am).
Comma butterfly enjoying a sunlit corner of Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th).
Speckled wood butterflies active by Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th pm).

Peacock and red admiral butterflies on the wing in central Kinson, Bournemouth (27th).

Red admirals visiting local gardens in central Kinson, Bournemouth (28th).
Red admirals visiting gardens close to Kinson School, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Red admiral resting by flowering autumn crocuses in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (31st pm).

NOVEMBER 2017

1 red admiral visiting a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (1st pm).

Red admiral flying low over fallen leaves by a plane tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (2nd).

Pair of red admirals active at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th am).
Red admiral and a speckled wood butterfly present in a sunlit corner of Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th am).
Red admiral on the wing at Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th am).
Red admiral activity around oak trees by Kinson School, Bournemouth (5th am).
Red admirals active in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (5th pm).

Red admiral and speckled wood butterflies observed in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (6th pm).

Red admiral resting on autumn leaves by a plane tree in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (7th pm).
Red admiral visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (8th am).
Red admiral resting on foliage by Millhams bridge, Kinson, Bournemouth (10th am).

Red admiral active near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (17th am).
Red admiral active in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (17th pm).

DECEMBER 2017
No butterfly recordings.

2018

JANUARY 2018

Peacock butterfly in flight around trees in a sunlit corner of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (10th 1pm).

Red Admiral resting on a garden fence by Kinson School, Bournemouth (13th am).

FEBRUARY 2018

No recordings.

MARCH 2018

Peacock butterfly resting on dry vegetation in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th).
Male brimstone recorded at SZ06847 96152, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th am).
Brimstone (m) recorded at Central Bog and Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th).

Small tortoiseshell butterfly resting on a garden daffodil by Kinson School, Bournemouth (26th 11am).
Brimstone (m) active in the grounds of Kinson School, Bournemouth (26th am).

2 Brimstone (m) butterflies active in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (26th pm).

APRIL  2018

Peacock butterfly recorded in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th pm).

2 brimstone butterflies (m) observed at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th pm).
1 brimstone (m) observed near the waterfall, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th pm).
2 brimstones (m) and a peacock present at the eastern end of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th pm).

Peacock butterfly visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (10th pm).

Brimstone butterfly (m) visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (14th pm).
Brimstone butterfly (m) active near sloe at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th pm).
Brimstone & Peacock butterflies active by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th pm).
Brimstone (m) passing through Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th pm).
2 Brimstones (m) present at the southern end of Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th pm).
Brimstone & Peacock butterflies active at the eastern end of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th pm).

Brimstone (m) flying southwards from Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th pm).

Small tortoiseshell butterfly visiting a flower garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (18th).
Brimstone (f), green-veined white and peacock butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (18th pm).
Brimstone butterflies observed on the fringes of Turbary Common, Bournemouth, today. (18th).

Comma butterfly visiting flowers in a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (19th am).
Holly blue butterfly resting on spring foliage on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (19th pm).

Brimstone (m), Orange-tip (m) and Peacock butterflies observed in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th).
Holly blue butterfly at ground level by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th pm).
3 Orange-tips (m) + 1 Comma visiting cuckoo flowers in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st am).
3 Speckled wood butterflies (excellent condition),circling each other at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (21st am).

Peacock and green-veined white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (24th).

Orange tip (male) active around garlic mustard at Turbary Common, Bournemouth (25th am).
A few speckled wood butterflies active by Tussock Bog, Turbary Common, Bournemouth (25th am).

MAY 2018

Speckled wood butterfly activity in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st pm).

Speckled wood butterfly visiting wallflowers in a central Kinson garden, Bournemouth (3rd am).
Speckled wood and Holly blue butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (3rd pm).

Brimstone (m+f), comma, green veined white, large white, orange tip and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th am).

Green-veined white, orange tip, peacock and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (6th).

Green veined white, orange tip, peacock and speckled wood butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th).

Holly Blue and Speckled wood butterflies active in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (8th).
Holly Blue visiting apple blossom in a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (8th).
Orange tip, peacock, speckled wood and white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th pm).

Orange tip butterfly (m) visiting cuckoo flowers in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th).

Brimstone (f), holly blue and orange tip butterflies recorded in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (13th).
Holly blue butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (13th).
Peacock and White butterflies recorded at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (14th).

Holly blue and orange tip butterflies visiting Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Holly blue butterflies active by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (15th pm).
Holly blue butterfly visiting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (15th pm).

Holly blue visiting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson School (17th).
Holly blue butterflies active by Kinson Village Green (19th).
Holly blue and a few species of white butterflies observed at Kinson Common (20th).

Holly blue butterflies present in Pelhams Park and visiting central Kinson gardens, Bournemouth (22nd).
Holly blue, speckled wood and white species of butterflies on the wing at Turbary Common, Bournemouth (23rd).

Holly blue, speckled wood and several species of white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).

Small copper butterfly on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (28th am).
Holly blue butterfly activity in a back garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (28th pm).

JUNE 2018

Holly blue and Speckled wood butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson School, Bournemouth (2nd).

Holly blue, large skipper and speckled wood butterflies active on Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd).
Holly blue butterflies visiting gardens near Kinson School, Bournemouth (3rd & 4th).

Speckled wood butterflies observed on the fringes of Turbary Common, Bournemouth (6th).

Meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th).
Meadow brown and common blue butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (10th).

Meadow brown butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (12th).

Speckled wood butterflies active in sunlit corners of Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (23rd am).
Meadow browns and one pristine marbled white (SZ06613 97123) on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (23rd am).
Meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies active in Kinson churchyard, Bournemouth (23rd).

Common blue, large white, meadow brown and ringlet butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Comma butterfly visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (24th pm). 

Comma, large white, meadow brown, speckled wood and many ringlets observed on KInson Common, Bournemouth (26th).

Ringlet butterflies present in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th pm).

Comma, large white, meadow brown and ringlet butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (29th am).

JULY 2018

Comma, meadow brown, ringlet and large white butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st).
Comma butterflies very active in the upper and lower valleys, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (2nd).
Small number of meadow browns active around the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (3rd am).

Comma, holly blue, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, purple hairstreak, ringlet and silver washed fritillary butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd pm).
Pleasing to observe pristine specimens of purple hairstreaks (m) and silver washed fritillary (m) in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd).

Comma, large skipper, large white and meadow brown butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th pm).

Large skipper, large white, meadow brown, ringlet, purple hairstreak and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (6th am).
Red admiral visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (6th pm).

Comma butterflies visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (7th).
Comma, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, silver washed fritillary and speckled wood butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th).
Comma butterflies visiting flowers in the Kinson School lay-by, Bournemouth (8th).

Meadow browns active on the western perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (9th am).
Brimstone, holly blue, large skipper, large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th pm).

Brimstone, Comma , holly blue, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, purple hairstreak, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (10th).
Speckled wood butterfly activity around Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (11th).
Large white butterfly chasing away a brimstone from a Poole Lane garden, Bournemouth (12th am).

Comma, hedge brown, holly blue, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).
Comma, common blue (3m), hedge brown, large white, large skipper, meadow brown, small skipper, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (15th).

Holly blue activity by Kinson Village Green (18th).
Speckled wood activity on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson (19th).
Brown argus, common blue (2m),hedge brown (in good numbers), small copper and small white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (20th am).

Comma visiting summer flowers in a garden near Kinson Village Green (20th).

Hedge brown and a comma butterfly visiting summer flowers in a garden close to Kinson School, Bournemouth (22nd).
Speckled wood activity in a garden by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (23rd).

Brown argus, comma, common blue, hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, small copper, small skipper, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th).
A few speckled wood butterflies active on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (27th am).

Brimstone, common blue (m), hedge brown, large skipper, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th pm).

Common blue, brown argus, hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, small skipper, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (31st pm).

AUGUST 2018

Brown argus, common blue, hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, small skipper, purple hairstreak, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st pm).
No graylings. Many hedge browns active around Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st pm).
Holly blue butterflies showing well around Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st pm).

Brown argus, common blue, hedge brown, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, small white and speckled wood butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd pm).
Hedge brown and holly blue butterflies visiting summer flowers in gardens close to Kinson School, Bournemouth (3rd).

Small white butterflies visiting summer flowers in a garden close to Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (6th).

Speckled woods active and settling on ferns in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (8th).
2 meadow browns and one small copper active around fleabane after heavy rainfall, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (10th late pm).

Speckled wood butterfly activity on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (11th).
Large white butterflies visiting the wildflower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (13th).

Speckled wood butterfly resting at ground level under a conker tree in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (14th pm). 

Several small white butterflies visiting vegetation by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th pm).
Limited speckled wood activity at Two Barrow Heath, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th pm).
A few meadow browns visiting fleabane on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th pm).

No butterfly activity to record at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth, this morning (18th am).
Small white butterflies active around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (19th pm).

Assorted species of white butterflies visiting flowers in the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (22nd).
Small white butterflies visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (23rd am).

Large white butterfly visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (25th pm). 

1 speckled wood resting on ferns by Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th am).
1 small copper and 1 meadow brown active around fleabane on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th am).

Small white butterflies visiting the wildflower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (30th).
Various species of white butterflies visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (31st).

SEPTEMBER  2018

Small white and Speckled wood butterfly activity in central Kinson, Bournemouth (2nd).

Small copper butterfly visiting fleabane on Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th pm).
Small copper butterfly visiting heather in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th pm).
Pair of speckled wood butterflies active by Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th pm).
An assortment of white butterflies visiting the wildflower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (5th pm).
Speckled wood and an assortment of white butterflies active in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (5th pm). 

Speckled wood butterfly visiting summer flowers in a central Kinson garden, Bournemouth (7th pm).

Wild flower area by Kinson Village Green attracting assorted white butterflies (9th).
Brown argus, common blue and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (10th).
Speckled woods active in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (11th pm).

Speckled wood butterflies active in the sunlit corners of Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (13th).
Small copper and green-veined white butterfly activity at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (14th).

Speckled wood butterfly activity on the perimeter of Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (15th & 16th).

A few small white butterflies active around central Kinson, Bournemouth (24th pm).

Peacocks and a speckled wood butterfly visiting a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (26th pm).

OCTOBER 2018

Red Admiral and speckled wood butterflies active around ivy in a hedge by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (1st).

Red admiral and speckled wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (3rd pm).

Speckled wood butterfly resting on ivy in a hedge by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (5th pm).

Red Admiral visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (8th pm).

Small white butterflies visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (9th pm).

Brimstone (m), peacock and speckled wood butterflies visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (10th pm).

Peacock butterfly visiting a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (18th).
Small tortoiseshell visiting the wild flower area by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (19th pm).
Speckled wood butterfly observed close to Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (20th pm).
Speckled wood butterfly sunning itself in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (21st pm).
Red Admiral butterfly active around a sunlit chestnut in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (21st pm).

Speckled wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park and around central Kinson, Bournemouth (24th).

Red Admiral sunning itself in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (27th am).

NOVEMBER 2018

Red Admiral resting on a patch of fallen leaves in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (5th pm).

DECEMBER 2018
No recordings.

JANUARY 2019
Peacock butterfly briefly observed flying through a garden near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (18th am).

FEBRUARY 2019

Brimstone (m) visiting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth  (23rd am).
Brimstone (m) present in St. Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson, Bournemouth (23rd am).
Brimstone 3 (m) on the wing and in close proximity to each other at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (23rd am).
Brimstone (m) active at Millhams Mead near Longham bridge, Bournemouth (23rd pm).
Brimstone (m) visiting a garden by Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (23rd pm).
All Brimstone butterflies recorded in pristine condition (23rd).

Brimstone (2m) at Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Brimstone activity on the north side of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Brimstone activity near the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (24th pm).

Brimstone (m) active around the southern end of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (25th pm).
Peacock butterfly active in a sunlit corner below Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th pm).

Brimstone (m) visiting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (26th pm).

Brimstone ( 3 m) observed at the same time in Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th am).
Small tortoiseshell resting on a celandine in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (27th pm).

MARCH 2019

2 brimstones (2) and a peacock butterfly active by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Brimstone (m) butterfly activity in Gover`s Glade and Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Brimstone (m) and peacock butterfly activity in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Brimstone (m) butterfly activity around Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Brimstone, comma and peacock butterfly activity Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th am).
Brimstone (m) butterfly activity around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (24th pm).

Brimstone butterfly activity observed in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (25th).
Brimstone butterfly visiting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (26th am).
Green-veined white  and brimstone butterflies present in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (26th pm).
Brimstone (m) and peacock butterflies active around the track leading from Millhams bridge to Spindlewood bridge, Bournemouth (26th pm).

Brimstone butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (28th & 29th).
Brimstone butterflies visiting gardens close to Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (29th).
4 brimstones (m) and a peacock butterfly active in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Speckled wood butterfly in good condition observed in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (29th pm).
Brimstone butterfly activity around Poole Lane Heights and Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (29th pm).

Brimstone butterflies active in gardens by Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (30th am).
Brimstone butterflies active around the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th am).
Brimstone butterflies active around Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (30th am).
Speckled wood butterfly on the wing near the old Pitts Farm ground at Kinson (30th am).

APRIL 2019

Brimstone butterflies (m + f) observed in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (1st pm).
3 peacocks and brimstone butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (1st pm).

Peacock butterfly activity around Poole Lane Meadows and Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th am).
Brimstone (m) butterfly activity by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (7th pm).
Brimstone (m) and a green-veined white visiting spring flowers in a garden by Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (8th pm). 

Orange tip (m) visiting lady`s smocks in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (10th).

Brimstone butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (11th).
Peacock and speckled wood butterfly activity at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (12th pm).
Speckled wood butterfly activity around Pond Scrub, Kinson Common (13th am).

Speckled wood active by Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th am).  

Brimstone activity around Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (17th).
Orange tip butterflies visiting garlic mustard at Turbary Common, Bournemouth (17th).
Speckled wood butterflies active in sunny glades at Turbary Common, Bournemouth (17th).

Orange tips and speckled wood butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (20th pm).
Orange tips and peacock butterflies enjoying the morning sunshine at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (22nd).

Speckled wood butterflies active in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (23rd).
Speckled wood butterfly activity by Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (23rd).
Orange tip (m), speckled wood and small copper butterfly activity in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (25th).
Speckled wood resting on spring flowers on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (26th am).

Orange tip (m) visiting garlic mustard on a bank in St Andrew`s churchyard, Kinson (29th pm).

Brimstones (m+f), Green-veined whites, orange tips (m+f) and speckled woods active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (30th). 

MAY 2019

Pair of holly blue butterflies found in a hedgerow by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (3rd).
Green veined white and speckled wood butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (3rd pm).

Small copper butterfly visiting flowers on the north side of Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th am).

Speckled wood butterfly activity on the western boundary of Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (9th).

Orange tip and Holly blue butterflies active by Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th).
Orange tip and Holly blue butterflies active in the lower valley, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th).
Holly blue butterflies active around Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (13th pm).
Holly blue butterfly visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (13th pm).

Comma, common blue, green hairstreak, holly blue, orange tip, small copper, speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (14th).
Holly blue and a speckled wood visiting spring flowers in a garden near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (15th am).

2 red admirals circling sunlit trees in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (16th).

Brimstone (f), Brown argus, common blue, green hairstreak, holly blue and speckled wood butterflies observed at Turbary Common, Bournemouth (22nd am).

Brimstones (f) seeking out alder buckthorns in Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (24th).

Common blue, holly blue and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th). 

Brimstone, common blue (m+f) and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Turbary Common, Bournemouth (30th am). 

JUNE 2019

Common blue, holly blue and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd am).

Red admiral active around a hedgerow by Millhams bridge, Bournemouth (4th am).
Common blue butterflies (m+f) active around Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (4th).

Small copper butterfly activity in Tussock Bog, Turbary Common, Bournemouth (9th).
Holly blue visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (9th am).

Common blue (m+f), meadow brown and red admiral butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (14th).

Meadow brown butterfly activity around Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (17th pm).

Speckled wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth (20th pm).
Large skipper, meadow brown, red admiral and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th).

A few meadow browns on the wing around Central Bog, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (23rd am).

3 meadow browns active over the grassland at Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (24th pm).
1 painted lady visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (24th pm).

Meadow brown, painted lady (5+) and red admiral butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (25th).

Large skipper, meadow brown, ringlet, small white and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th).

Large skipper, meadow brown and ringlet butterflies observed in Dragonfly Hollow, Kinson Common (30th).

JULY 2019

Small tortoiseshell visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson Academy, Bournemouth (1st).
Comma, large skipper, meadow brown, ringlet and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (2nd pm).

Large skipper, large white, meadow brown, painted lady and ringlet butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (3rd).

large skipper, meadow brown, red admiral, ringlet, silver washed fritillary and small white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (5th). 

Hedge brown, large skipper, large white, marbled white, meadow brown and ringlet butterflies active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (7th).

large skipper, large white, marbled white, meadow brown, ringlet, small skipper and speckled wood butterfly activity at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (9th).

Large skipper, large white, marbled white, meadow brown, ringlet and small skipper butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (12th).

Red admiral and meadow brown butterflies visiting garden flowers near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (14th).
Meadow brown butterfly activity in the grassland at Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (15th).

Comma, hedge brown, large skipper, large white, meadow brown, peacock, ringlet, small skipper, small white and speckled wood butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (16th pm).

Hedge brown, meadow brown and ringlet butterflies active at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (18th).

Red admiral and speckled wood butterflies visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (23rd pm).

Green-veined white, hedge brown, large skipper, large white, meadow brown and speckled wood butterflies active around Kinson Common, Bournemouth (26th).

Many hedge browns visiting flowering bramble at Glenmeadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (27th).
Common blue (f), hedge brown, meadow brown, small copper, small skipper, speckled wood and assorted white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th am).
Meadow brown butterflies visiting marigolds in a garden by Kinson school, Bournemouth (28th am).

A few hedge brown and meadow brown butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (31st eve).

AUGUST 2019

Brown argus, hedge brown, meadow brown, painted lady and white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (1st).

Hedge brown, meadow brown and white butterflies active by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (3rd).
A few meadow browns visiting gardens by Kinson School, Bournemouth (3rd).

Speckled wood butterflies visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (7th am).

Speckled wood visiting flowering beans in a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (13th).
Large white butterflies active around central Kinson, Bournemouth (14th).
Painted lady butterfly visiting marigolds in a garden near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (15th).

Large white butterflies visiting summer flowers near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (17th).
Holly blue visiting flowers in a front garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (17th pm).

Large white butterflies visiting flowers near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (20th).
Speckled wood butterflies active by Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (20th).

Brimstone butterfly activity by Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (22nd).

Small white butterflies visiting summer flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (24th).
Common blue, hedge brown, meadow brown, painted lady (3) and small white butterflies active around fleabane, Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (25th am).

Common blue, meadow brown, speckled wood and assorted white butterflies on the wing at Kinson Common, Bournemouth (28th).

Meadow browns visiting a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (30th).

SEPTEMBER 2019

Painted lady and assorted white butterflies visiting a Buddleja near Kinson Village Green, Bournemouth (1st & 2nd).

Large whites visiting summer flowers in a garden near Kinson School, Bournemouth (4th).

A few meadow browns observed at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (6th).

A few more meadow browns and a common blue active at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (8th am).

Speckled wood (m+f),  also assorted white butterflies active at Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (10th am).
Painted lady butterfly resting on a flower in Poole Lane Meadows, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (10th am).

Red admiral resting on a garden buddleja near Kinson church, Bournemouth (11th).

Brown argus, meadow brown, speckled wood and assorted white butterflies on the wing at Millhams Mead, Bournemouth (19th).

Large white butterfly visiting flowers in a garden by Kinson School, Bournemouth (30th am).

OCTOBER 2019

A few speckled woods active around oaks at Pond Scrub, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st).
Red admirals visiting michaelmas daisies by Pepin`s Pond, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st).
Comma, speckled wood and red admiral butterflies present in Gover`s Glade, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st).
Small copper butterflies visiting devilsbit scabious on Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (1st).

Speckled wood butterfly activity in Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth (5th).

Common blue butterfly sheltering by ferns at Poole Lane Heights, Kinson Common, Bournemouth (15th am).

Recordings will be listed here throughout the year.








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