Saturday, 10 September 2011

Lore Prahm, Mill Hill Blues and Kithurst pheasants

Small Copper
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Yesterday morning I heard a ship’s hooter and saw the first ship I have seen enter the River Arun. It was the Lore Prahm which has arrived from Belfast.
Lore Prahm entering River Arun at LittlehamptonLore Prahm entering River Arun at Littlehampton
I then did my weekly butterfly transect at Mill Hill: 5 Adonis Blue, 2 Chalkhill Blue, 52 Meadow Brown, 1 Small Copper, 10 Small Heath.
Meadow BrownAdonis BluesAdonis Blues fightingAdonis Blues fightingAdonis Blues facing offSmall CopperSmall CopperMeadow Brown on Dwarf ThistleAdonis BlueAdonis BlueAdonis BlueCommon Centaury, Centaurium erythraeaCommon Centaury, Centaurium erythraea
Then I went to Kithurst Hill just in case the Clouded Yellow was around.
hen PheasantSmall WhiteSmall WhiteSpeckled WoodSmall WhiteField Rose, Rosa arvensisSmall Whitecock Pheasant

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