Folkestone & Hythe Birds,

butterflies, moths and other natural history

2020 butterfly year list so far = 35 species

Same time last year = 35 species

35. Long-tailed Blue - Castle Hill - 14th Sep

34. Grayling - Samphire Hoe - 17th Aug

33. Chalk Hill Blue - Cheriton Hill - 29th Jul

32. Essex Skipper - Cheriton Hill - 29th Jul  

31. Gatekeeper - Tolsford Hill - 21st Jul

30. Clouded Yellow - Cheriton Hill - 20th Jul

29. Silver-washed Fritillary - Folks' Wood - 24th Jun

28. White Admiral - Folks' Wood - 24th Jun

27. Ringlet - Round Hill - 22nd Jun

26. Small Skipper - Folkestone Downs - 14th Jun

25. Marbled White - Round Hill - 4th Jun

24. Brown Argus - Seabrook - 31st May

23. Swallowtail - Capel-le-Ferne - 30th May

22. Meadow Brown - Hythe Roughs - 30th May

21. Large Skipper - Nickolls Quarry - 27th May

20. Small Blue - Folkestone Warren - 17th May

19. Adonis Blue - Round Hill - 26th Apr

18. Common Blue - Folkestone Warren - 24th Apr

17. Dingy Skipper - Folkestone Warren - 24th Apr

16. Painted Lady - Seabrook - 23rd Apr

15. Small Heath - Castle Hill - 23rd Apr

14. Wall - Peene Quarry - 22nd Apr

13. Green Hairstreak - Scene Wood - 11th Apr

12. Green-veined White - Seabrook - 7th Apr

11. Small Copper - Capel-le-Ferne - 7th Apr

10. Speckled Wood - Folkestone - 6th Apr

9. Large White - Hythe and Seabrook - 5th Apr

8. Holly Blue - Seabrook - 4th Apr

7. Brimstone - Dibgate - 27th Mar

6. Orange-tip - Folkestone - 26th Mar

5. Comma - Golden Valley - 24th Mar

4. Small White - Seabrook - 6th Mar

3. Peacock - Creteway Down - 8th Feb

2. Red Admiral - Seabrook - 4th Feb

1. Small Tortoiseshell - Hythe - 10th Jan

2019 total = 35 species

2018 total = 36 species

2017 total = 35 species

2016 total = 33 species

2015 total = 33 species

2014 total = 32 species

2013 total = 33 species

2012 total = 31 species