Butterfly transect

Ian Bushell conducted a Butterfly Transect in the reserve at the weekend.

The transect route in the park samples its habitat types and management units. Butterflies are recorded in a band five metres wide along the transect. Transect walks are undertaken between 10.45am and 3.45pm and only when weather conditions are suitable for butterfly activity.

Here are the results.

[1] Large white [2] Meadow brown [3] Small heath [4] Gatekeeper [5] Speckled wood [6] Small white
Header Image: Common Blue

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