Folkestone & Hythe Birds

and other natural history

2019 butterfly year list so far = 35 species

Same time last year = 36 species

35. Long-tailed Blue - Folkestone - 15th Aug

34. Silver-spotted Skipper - Folkestone - 15th Aug

33. Chalk Hill Blue - Round Hill - 26th Jul

32. Silver-washed Fritillary - Folks' Wood - 17th Jul

31. Essex Skipper - Folkestone Downs - 13th Jul

30. Small Skipper - Peene Quarry - 11th Jul

29. Gatekeeper  - Peene Quarry - 11th Jul

28. Ringlet - Peene Quarry - 11th Jul

27. White-letter Hairstreak - Seabrook - 25th Jun

26. Marbled White - Seabrook - 17th Jun

25. Painted Lady - Samphire Hoe and Seabrook - 11th Jun

24. Large Skipper - Samphire Hoe - 1st Jun 

23. Grizzled Skipper - Round Hill - 30th May

22. Meadow Brown - Round Hill - 30th May

21. Small Blue - Samphire Hoe - 18th May

20. Common Blue - Samphire Hoe - 18th May

19. Brown Argus - Folkestone Downs - 6th May

18. Small Heath - Sugarloaf Hill - 3rd May

17. Holly Blue - Cheriton - 18th Apr

16. Wall - Cheriton Hill - 16th Apr

15. Green Hairstreak - Cheriton Hill - 16th Apr

14. Dingy Skipper - Cheriton Hill and Samphire Hoe - 16th Apr

13. Speckled Wood - Shorncliffe - 10th Apr 

12. Adonis Blue - Folkestone Downs - 8th Apr (larva), 1st May (adult)

11. Orange-tip - Seabrook - 1st Apr

10. Large White - Abbotscliffe - 27th Mar

9. Small Copper - Samphire Hoe - 26th Mar

8. Green-veined White - Seabrook - 24th Mar

7. Clouded Yellow - Samphire Hoe - 18th Mar

6. Small Tortoiseshell - Seabrook - 25th Feb

5. Peacock - Seabrook - 23rd Feb

4. Comma - Seabrook - 23rd Feb

3. Small White - Seabrook - 23rd Feb

2. Brimstone - Hythe - 23rd Feb

1. Red Admiral - Nickolls Quarry - 1st Jan


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