Folkestone & Hythe Birds

and other natural history

2019 butterfly year list so far = 15 species

Same time last year = 9 species

15. Wall - Cheriton Hill - 16th Apr

14. Green Hairstreak - Cheriton Hill - 16th Apr

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

12. Adonis Blue - Folkestone Downs - 8th Apr (larva)

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