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News Archive for Dec 2022

27 Dec 2022

Red Admiral on the Shoreburs Greenway, Southampton. Is this my final sighting of the year?

Red Admiral high up on a holly tree, seen this morning while walking along the Shoreburs Greenway, Southampton. Temperature was only reading 10C but certainly a bit warmer in sunny, sheltered spots. [Posted by Nic Burns]

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Red Admiral
Photo © Nic Burns

14 Dec 2022

Andy Barker gift. I was unable to attend the AGM this year, but was delighted to meet up with Andy Barker today, where I presented him with a gift on behalf of the main committee and branch in recognition of his time as chair. Andy received a copy of the wonderful book ‘Iconotypes’ and a bottle of wine. Unfortunately, I’m no good at selfies as you can see! [Posted by Pete Eeles]

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Pete and Andy
Photo © Pete Eeles

12 Dec 2022

2023 AGM and Members' Day. We're pleased to confirm that the 2023 AGM and Members' Day will be held on 5th November 2023 at Littleton Memorial Hall as per usual - please mark this in your diary! I'm very pleased to also confirm that one of the speakers will be Mike Slater, chair of the Warwickshire branch of Butterfly Conservation, who will be discussing his forthcoming book: [Posted by Pete Eeles]

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Photo © Pete Eeles