Folkestone & Hythe Birds

and other natural history

2017 butterfly year list so far = 18 species

Same time last year = 11 species

18. Clouded Yellow - Samphire Hoe - 19th Apr

17. Green Hairstreak - Cheriton Hill - 11th Apr

16. Red Admiral - Cheriton Hill - 11th Apr

15. Wall - Samphire Hoe - 11th Apr

14. Dingy Skipper - Folkestone Warren - 8th Apr

13. Small Heath - Cheriton Hill - 7th Apr

12. Large White - Seabrook - 5th Apr

11. Speckled Wood - Folkestone Downs and Shorncliffe - 5th Apr

10. Painted Lady - Samphire Hoe - 2nd Apr

9. Small Copper - Samphire Hoe - 2nd Apr

8. Green-veined White - Lympne Park Wood - 31st Mar

7. Orange-tip - Horn Street - 30th Mar

6. Holly Blue - Nickolls Quarry - 30th Mar

5. Brimstone - Peene - 25th Mar

4. Small White - Hythe - 24th Mar

3. Comma - Seabrook - 9th Mar

2. Peacock - Hythe - 14th Feb

1. Small Tortoiseshell - Hythe - 9th Jan

2016 total = 33 species

2015 total = 33 species

2014 total = 32 species

2013 total = 33 species

2012 total = 31 species