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News Archive for Feb 2018

17 Feb 2018

Brambridge Garden Centre, nr. Winchester. At Brambridge Garden Centre this morning I was delighted to find a Red Admiral basking on the primulas in bright sunshine. [Posted by Robert Bryant]

16 Feb 2018

New Forest - Hampton Ridge Tortoiseshell. On a lovely spring like day in the New Forest a Red Admiral was on the wing as I hoped but a pleasant surprise was a very active Small Tortoiseshell on Hampton Ridge. A Brimstone would have made a very nice 'hat trick' but no luck! [Posted by Mark Wagstaff]

07 Feb 2018

Portsdown, Brimstones & Peacock. Male and female Brimstones and a single Peacock were out in the sun in Portsmouth Compartment 7 - just north Southwick Hill. [Posted by John Goodspeed]

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