Folkestone & Hythe Birds

and other natural history

2017 butterfly year list so far = 30 species

Same time last year = 24 species

30. White Admiral - Folks' Wood - 17th Jun

29. The Ringlet - Folks' Wood - 17th Jun

28. Small Skipper - Folks' Wood - 17th Jun

27. Silver-washed Fritillary - Folks' Wood - 16th Jun

26. Marbled White - West Hythe - 16th Jun

25. White-letter Hairstreak - West Hythe - 14th Jun

24. Meadow Brown - Cheriton and Seabrook - 10th Jun

23. Dark Green Frittilary - Seabrook - 9th Jun

22. Large Skipper - Samphire Hoe - 29th May

21. Small Blue - Samphire Hoe - 11th May

20. Common Blue - Samphire Hoe - 11th May

19. Adonis Blue - Round Hill - 27th Apr

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