Grayling Hipparchia semele (Linn.)

 

Widespread, but mainly coastal, throughout.

Dunes, saltmarsh and clifftops. Inland on heaths grassland and derelict brown-field sites.

Various grasses.

Usually early July to late August. Early June to mid-July on the Great Orme.




2017.08.07 Hampshire New Forest, Crockford Stream 2 Riley, Adrian
2017.08.07 Hampshire New Forest, Matley Bog 5+ Riley, Adrian
2017.08.07 Isle of Man "northern tip" 30+ UK Butterflies
2017.07.24 Cumbria Arnside Knott 1 Cumbria BC
2017.07.24 Cumbria White Scar, Witherslack 26 Cumbria BC
2017.07.21 Sussex Wendover Hill 3 Sussex BC
2017.07.19 Norfolk Holkham Meals/Dunes 3 Riley, Adrian
2017.07.18 Cumbria Bell Rake 7 Cumbria BC
2017.07.17 Lincolnshire Risby Warren 26 Fisher, Paul
2017.07.14 Cumbria White Scar, Witherslack 22Cumbria BC
2017.07.14 Dorset Dunyeats Heath 2 Dorset BC
2017.07.13 Cumbria Arnside Knott 30 Cumbria BC
2017.07.13 Cumbria White Scar, Witherslack 20 Cumbria BC
2017.07.13 Dorset Sandford Heath 5 Dorset BC
2017.07.13 Hampshire Castle Bottom NR 6+ Hants & IOW BC
2017.07.13 Sussex Deep Dene 3 Sussex BC
2017.07.12 Suffolk Westleton Heath 1 Suffolk BC
2017.07.12 Suffolk Minsmere NR several Suffolk BC
2017.07.12 Cumbria Old Park Wood, Cark 1 Cumbria BC
2017.07.12 Edinburgh Calton Hill 2 East Scotland BC 
2017.07.12 Lancashire Lytham NR 6 Lancs BC
2017.07.10 Cumbria Hampsfell 3 Cumbria BC
2017.07.09 Berkshire Greenham Common 12+ Upper Thames BC
2017.07.08 East Lothian Meadowmill Pyramid 6 East Scotland BC 
2017.07.08 Glamorganshire Parc Penalta a few UK Butterflies
2017.07.07 Surrey Chobham Common 3 UK Butterflies
2017.07.07 Surrey Dawney's Hill 1+ UK Butterflies
2017.07.06 Lancashire Lytham NR 2 Lancs BC
2017.07.05 Cumbria Hutton Roof 5 Cumbria BC
2017.07.05 Lancashire Fairhaven Dunes 3 Lancs BC
2017.07.05 Lancashire Hightown Dunes 1 Lancs BC
2017.07.04 Devon Middle Soar 6 Devon BC
2017.07.03 Cumbria Holme Park Quarry NR 5 Cumbria BC
2017.07.03 Norfolk Cley NRseveral McLennan, Alex
2017.07.02 Cumbria Arnside Knott 4 Cumbria BC
2017.07.02 Lancashire Bank House Farm, Silverdale 1 Lancs BC
2017.07.01 Cumbria Farrers Lot 9 Cumbria BC
2017.06.30 Surrey Dawny Hill Common 3 Surrey BC 
2017.06.26 Devon Bolt Head 3 Devon BC
2017.06.26 Suffolk Minsmere RSPB 1 Suffolk BC
2017.06.21 Edinburgh Holyrood Park 1 East Scotland BC 
2017.06.20 Edinburgh Arthur's Seat 3 East Scotland BC 
2017.06.21 Devon Sharp Tor 1 Devon BC
2017.06.19 Yorkshire Bran Sands, South Gare 1 Yorkshire BC