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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:32 pm

My first butterfly spot today :). A small, browny type, flittering along.
I believe the technical term is Small Brown Flitter :butterfly:.
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:14 pm

Placido wrote:My first butterfly spot today :). A small, browny type, flittering along.
I believe the technical term is Small Brown Flitter :butterfly:.

Well spotted Placido. You're lucky to see a SBF this early in the season :)
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:48 am

Yes, it is early, Jacksparrow. Googled it and SBFs don't normally appear until the third Friday in June, so that's a first :nod:.
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby nuthatch » Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:08 pm

:laugh: :butterfly: Could have been a moff :D
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:33 pm

Yes, it could have been a moff. Next time the sun comes out I'll ask it :).
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:36 pm

Still no sighting of the SBF but I had to make do with a male Brimstone :)
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:09 am

Bad luck re the SBF but congratz on the MB :clap:.
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby nuthatch » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:02 pm

Saw two small butterflies - one yellow and one orangey in colour in the garden toady. The latter flew over the fence :laugh: :butterfly:
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Placido » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:33 pm

Is the yellow one still in the garden, or did it go under the fence ??
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Re: BUTTERFLIES

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:04 pm

The yellow one will be a Brimstone. The other could be an Orangetip. :butterfly:
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