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Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Pembrey Forest, 21st May

Very few skippers on the wing at Pembrey Forest yesterday, just 3 Grizzled and 1 Dingy seen all day - hopefully they're just late and not having a dreadful year. Also a single Green Hairstreak.

Quite a few micro-moths on the wing though, including Opsibotys fuscalis, Crambus lathoniellus, Glyphipterix fuscoviridella and Adela reaumurella. Also plenty of larval cases and 'feeding windows' of Coleophora serratella on Birch.
Grizzled Skipper
Coleophora serratella larval case

George Tordoff (Butterfly Conservation Wales)

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