Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi (Linn.)

 

Widespread but localized throughout.

Many habitat types, eg rough, scrubby grassland, moorland and heathland.

Wide variety of foodplants. Eg Common Rock-rose, Bird's-foot Trefoils, Broom and Bilberry.

Usually mid-April to mid-June. Up to a month later in Scotland.




2017.07.04 Dorset Upton Heath 2 Dorset BC
2017.06.17 Gloucestershire Daneway Banks 1+ UK Butterflies
2017.06.13 Sussex Friston Gallops a few Sussex BC
2017.06.13 Sussex Beachy Head Road, Meads 1 Sussex BC
2017.06.11 Sussex Iping Common 1 Sussex BC
2017.06.10 Suffolk Knettishall Heath1 Suffolk BC
2017.06.10 Suffolk Landguard Obs 1 Suffolk BC
2017.06.08 Suffolk Peewit Hill 1 Suffolk BC
2017.06.07 Dorset Ballard Down 1 Dorset BC
2017.06.04 Suffolk Blaxhall Heath 1 Fisher, Paul 
2017.06.03 Cumbria Fowlshaw Moss NR 1 Cumbria BC
2017.06.03 Essex Great Holland Pits NR several Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.03 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 2 Lancashire BC
2017.06.03 Sussex Wolstonbury Hill 3 Sussex BC
2017.06.02 Lincolnshire Bourne Woods 1 Lancashire BC
2017.06.01 Devon Emsworthy NR 1+ Devon BC
2017.06.01 Hampshire Butser Hill 2 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.01 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 4 Wilts BC
2017.05.27 Hants/Wilts Martin Down 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.29 Sussex Devil's Dyke a few Sussex BC
2017.05.29 Sussex Friston 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.29 Sussex Seaford a few Sussex BC
2017.05.28 Bedfordshire Dunstable Downs 3 Rhodes, Alison
2017.05.28 Dorset Alners Gorse 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.28 Dorset Lankham Bottom NR 5 Dorset BC
2017.05.28 Essex Great Holland Pits NR 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.28 Essex Wat Tyler CP 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.28 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 1 Lincs BC
2017.05.28 Suffolk Newbourne Springs 1 Suffolk BC
2017.05.27 Wiltshire Pewsey Downs 6 Wilts BC
2017.05.26 Bedfordshire Bison Hill 10+ UK Butterflies
2017.05.26 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.26 Essex Langdon Hills 2 Cambs/Essex BC
2017.05.26 Sussex Chantry Hill 16 Sussex BC
2017.05.26 Sussex Cissbury Ring 5 Sussex BC
2017.05.25 Cumbria Eycott Hill NR 1 Cumbria BC
2017.05.25 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 1 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.25 Buckinghamshire Yoesden Bank 1 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.25 Lancashire Warton Crag NR 6 Lancashire BC
2017.05.25 Norfolk Strumpshaw Fen 1 UK Butterflies
2017.05.24 Lincolnshire Donna Nook 1 Lincs BC
2017.05.24 Suffolk Kings Forest 1+ Suffolk BC
2017.05.24 Sussex Bullock Down 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.24 Sussex Ditchling Down 5 Sussex BC
2017.05.24 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.24 Sussex Rewell Wood 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.23 Lancashire Warton Crag NR 2 Lancashire BC
2017.05.22 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.22 Norfolk Salthouse Heath 6+Brown, Lynn
2017.05.22 Suffolk Chalk Lane 1+ Suffolk BC
2017.05.22 Sussex Friston 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.22 Sussex Well Bottom 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.21 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.21 Hertfordshire Aldbury Nowers 4 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.21 Lincolnshire Donna Nook 3 Lincs BC
2017.05.21 Lincolnshire Rimac 5 Lincs BC
2017.05.21 Oxfordshire Aston Upthorpe Downs 1+ Upper Thames BC
2017.05.21 Pembrokeshire Welsh Moor NR a few UK Butterflies
2017.05.21 Suffolk Gunton Warren 2 Suffolk BC
2017.05.21 Suffolk North Warren 14 Suffolk BC
2017.05.21 Sussex Friston 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.21 Sussex Malling Down several Sussex BC
2017.05.21 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 9 Wilts BC
2017.05.20 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Hill   22 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.20 Dorset Ballard Down 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.20 Gloucestershire Rodborough Common a few UK Butterflies
2017.05.20 Hampshire Oxenbourne Down 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.20 Hertfordshire Pitstone Hill   6 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.20 Suffolk Gunton Warren 1 Suffolk BC
2017.05.20 Sussex Friston 12+ Sussex BC
2017.05.20 Sussex Kithurst several Sussex BC
2017.05.19 Hampshire Yew Hill, Winchester 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.18 Middlesex Hounslow Heath 2 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.18 Sussex Springhead Hill a few Sussex BC
2017.05.17 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 1+Sussex BC
2017.05.16 Middlesex Hounslow Heath 3 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.16 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.16 Sussex Mill Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.15 Lincolnshire Anderby Creek 25 Lincs BC
2017.05.14 Bedfordshire Totternhoe Quarry  1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Bradenham NR 2 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 3 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.14 Cumbria Cliburn Moss NR 151 Cumbria BC
2017.05.14 Dorset Oxdrove Way 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.14 Hampshire Stockbridge Down 3 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.14 Hampshire Yew Hill, Winchester 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.14 Middlesex Hounslow Heath 3 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.14 Surrey Denbies 1 UK Butterflies
2017.05.14 Sussex Kithurst 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Wiltshire Fairoak 3 Wilts BC
2017.05.14 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 2 Wilts BC
2017.05.13 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 1+ UK Butterflies
2017.05.13 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Quarry  1 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.13 Cumbria Barker Scar 3 Cumbria BC
2017.05.13 Devon Aish Tor 1+ Devon BC
2017.05.13 Devon Ramshorn Down 1+ Devon BC
2017.05.13 Hampshire Martin Down 3 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.13 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.13 Sussex Kithurst 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.13 Sussex Mill Hill several Sussex BC
2017.05.13 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 15 Wilts BC
2017.05.11 Cumbria Farrer's Allotment 1 Cumbria BC
2017.05.11 Cumbria Meathop Moss 3 Cumbria BC
2017.05.11 Dorset Black Hill, Cerne Abbas 2 Dorset BC
2017.05.11 Essex Canvey Wick 2 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.11 Lancashire Holcombe Moor 6 Lancashire BC
2017.05.11 Lancashire Langden Brook 4 Lancashire BC
2017.05.11 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 1 Lancashire BC
2017.05.11 Suffolk Landguard Obs 7 Suffolk BC
2017.05.11 Sussex Kithurst 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.10 Hampshire Magdalen Hill Down 2 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.10 Oxfordshire Devil's Punchbowl 15 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.10 Devon Bolt Head 1+ Devon BC
2017.05.10 Devon Starehole Valley 1+ Devon BC
2017.05.10 Dorset Compton Down 5 Dorset BC
2017.05.10 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.10 Dorset Yelcombe 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.10 Lancashire Gait Barrow 2 Lancashire BC
2017.05.10 NorthamptonshirePolebrook NR 5 Fisher, Paul
2017.05.10 Sussex Ditchling Down 6 Sussex BC
2017.05.10 Sussex Kithurst a few Sussex BC
2017.05.10 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 40Wilts BC
2017.05.10 Wiltshire Grovely Woods2 Wilts BC
2017.05.10 Norfolk Foulden Common 1 Mc Lennan, Alex
2017.05.10 Norfolk Syderstone Common 3 Riley, Adrian
2017.05.09 Cumbria Howe Ridding Wood 2 Cumbria BC
2017.05.09 Cumbria Swindale 2 Cumbria BC
2017.05.09 Cumbria Witherslack Woods 2 Cumbria BC
2017.05.09 DurhamDurhamDurhamNorth-east England BC
2017.05.09 Sussex Kithurst 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.09 Wiltshire Patcombe Hill 19 Wilts BC
2017.05.08 Cumbria Burns Beck Moss 8 Cumbria BC
2017.05.08 Cumbria Nichols Moss 14 Cumbria BC
2017.05.08 Cumbria Whinlatter Forest Park36 Cumbria BC
2017.05.08 Denbighshire Mynndd Marian 5 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.08 Dorset Bindon Hill 2 Dorset BC
2017.05.08 Dorset Chard Junction GP's 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.08 Lancashire Gait Barrow 4 Lancashire BC
2017.05.08 Wiltshire Patcombe Hill 36 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Bedfordshire Liddlington 1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.07 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Hill 4 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.07 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Quarry  15+ Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.07 Cumbria Grizedale Forest 3 Cumbria BC
2017.05.07 Essex Langdon Hills 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.07 Hampshire Butser Hill 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.07 Lancashire Ashendean Clough 1 Lancashire BC
2017.05.07 Lancashire Warton Crag NR 14 Lancashire BC
2017.05.07 Lancashire Warton Crag NR 1 Lancashire BC
2017.05.07 Oxfordshire Aston Upthorpe Downs 5 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 6 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Colerne Park 5 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Cotley Hill 10 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Figheldean Down 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Scratchbury Hillfort6 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.06 Essex Tylers Common 4 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.06 Hampshire Magdalen Hill Down 3 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.06 Northamptonshire West Lodge, Desborough 2 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.06 Sussex Chantry Hill many Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Sussex St Leonard's Forest1 Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Wiltshire Cotley Hill 15 Wilts BC
2017.05.06 Wiltshire Grovely 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.03 ShropshireLlanymynech Rocks 3 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.05 Cumbria Meathop Moss 5 Cumbria BC
2017.05.05 Hertfordshire Hexton Chalk Pit 3 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.05 Lancashire Overtown Lane, Norden 4 Lancashire BC
2017.05.05 Lancashire Upper Birchen Holts 35 Lancashire BC
2017.05.05 Lancashire Warton Crag NR 2 Lancashire BC
2017.05.05 Middlesex Hounslow Heath 5 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.04 Buckinghamshire Westcott dis r'way 2 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.04 Cambridgeshire Barnack Hills & Holes 10 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.04 Cambridgeshire Orton Brick Pit 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.04 Cumbria Bait Barrows 1 Cumbria BC
2017.05.04 Cumbria Cliburn Moss NR 180 Cumbria BC
2017.05.04 Cumbria Nichols Moss 23 Cumbria BC
2017.05.04 Lancashire Ashendean Clough 3 Lancashire BC
2017.05.04 Lancashire Warton Crag NR 5 Lancashire BC
2017.05.04 Cumbria Cliburn Moss NR 180 Cumbria BC
2017.05.03 Lancashire Lady Lees 9 Lancashire BC
2017.05.03 Lancashire Warton Crag NR 2 Lancashire BC
2017.05.03 Middlesex Hounslow Heath 1 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.02 Cambridgeshire Devil's Dyke 3 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.02 Cumbria Helsington Moss 18 Cumbria BC
2017.05.02 Devon Black Hill, Cerne Abbas 1 Devon BC
2017.05.02 Essex Great Holland Pits 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.02 Hampshire Noar Hill 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.02 SussexAshcombe Bottom 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.02 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 4 Wilts BC
2017.05.02 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.01 CumbriaKinniside 3 Cumbria BC
2017.05.01 East Lothian Saltoun Wood 1 East Scotland BC
2017.05.01 Pembrokeshire Welshmoor 3 UK Butterflies
2017.05.01 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 6 Wilts BC
2017.04.30 Norfolk Narborough railway line 2 Bugalert correspondent
2017.04.30 CumbriaCliburn Moss NR 73 Cumbria BC
2017.04.30 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Hill 1 Upper Thames BC
2017.04.30 Cambridgeshire Devil's Dyke 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.04.30 Essex Beckton 2 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.04.30 LancashireDonna Nook several Lincs BC
2017.04.29 Bedfordshire Marston Vale CP 1Beds & Northants BC
2017.04.29 Dorset Ballard Down 3 Dorset BC
2017.04.29 Dorset Ballard Down 3 Dorset BC
2017.04.29 Essex Tylers Common 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.04.29 Suffolk Spring Wood 1+ Suffolk BC
2017.04.29 SussexChantry Hill 13 Sussex BC
2017.04.28 LancashireBirk Bank 2 Lincs BC
2017.04.27 Devon East Prawl coast path 1+ Devon BC
2017.04.26 CumbriaCliburn Moss NR 85 Cumbria BC
2017.04.23 NorthamptonshireTwywell Hills & Dales 1+ Beds & Northants BC
2017.04.24 Cumbria  Gummer's How  14  Cumbria BC
2017.04.23 Cambridgeshire  Devil's Dyke  4+  Cambs & Essex BC
2017.04.23 Cumbria   Cliburn Moss NR  42  Cumbria BC 
2017.04.23 Cumbria   Meathop Moss  36  Cumbria BC 
2017.04.23 Lincolnshire   North Somercotes  1 Lincs BC 
2017.04.23 Middlesex   Hounslow Heath  3  Herts & Middlesex BC 
2017.04.22 Ayrshire  Fairlie Moor 14  Southwest Scotland BC 
2017.04.22 Essex   Rainham Marshes  2  Cambs & Essex BC 
2017.04.22 Suffolk   Landguard  1  Suffolk BC 
2017.04.22 Sussex   Abbots Wood  2  Sussex BC 
2017.04.22 Wiltshire   Sidbury Hill  30  Wilts BC 
2017.04.21 Suffolk   Minsmere RSPB  1  Suffolk BC 
2017.04.21 Dorset   Chard Junction GP's  1  Dorset BC 
2017.04.19 Buckinghamshire   Ivinghoe Beacon  4  Upper Thames BC 
2017.04.19 Dorset   Compton Down  3  Dorset BC 
2017.04.19 Dorset   Godlingstone Heath  1  Dorset BC 
2017.04.19 Nottinghamshire   Toton Sidings  1  East Midlands BC 
2017.04.19 Oxfordshire   Hartslock  5  Upper Thames BC 
2017.04.19 Wiltshire   Battlesbury Hillfort  26  Wilts BC 
2017.04.19 Wiltshire   Cotley Hill  22  Wilts BC 
2017.04.19 Wiltshire   Pewsey Downs  1  Wilts BC 
2017.04.18 Hampshire   Rake Bottom, Butser Hill  1  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.18 Sussex   Mill Hill  1+  Sussex BC 
2017.04.18 Sussex  Mill Hill  1+  Sussex BC 
2017.04.18 Wiltshire   Battlesbury Hillfort  9  Wilts BC 
2017.04.17 Cumbria   Nichols Moss  4  Cumbria BC 
2017.04.17 Hampshire   Noar Hill  1 Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.17 Cumbria   Hallsenna Moor NR  1 Cumbria BC  
2017.04.16 Hampshire   Butser Hill  1  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.16 Hampshire   Noar Hill  1 Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.15 Essex   Brentwood  2  Cambs & Essex BC 
2017.04.15 Sussex   High & Over  1  Sussex BC  
2017.04.12 Wiltshire   Cotley Hill  3 Wilts BC 
2017.04.11 Essex   Great Holland Pits  1  Cambs & Essex BC 
2017.04.11 Oxfordshire   Aston Rowant  8  Upper Thames BC 
2017.04.11 Wiltshire   Battlesbury Hillfort  2  Wilts BC 
2017,04,10 Surrey   Denbies  1+ UK Butterflies 
2017,04,09 Buckinghamshire   Sands Bank  2  Upper Thames BC 
2017,04,09 Cambridgeshire   Burwell Cutting  9  Cambs BC 
2017,04,09 Cambridgeshire   Devil's Dyke  3  Cambs BC 
2017,04,09 Cambridgeshire   Monks Wood  3  Cambs BC 
2017,04,09 Hertfordshire  Roughdown  1  Herts & Middlesex BC 
2017,04,09 Lancashire  Dove Stone  1  UK Butterflies 
2017,04,09 Oxfordshire   Hartslock  2  Upper Thames BC 
2017,04,09 Oxfordshire   Income Hole  6  Upper Thames BC 
2017,04,09 Sussex   Devil's Dyke  9  Sussex BC 
2017,04,09 Sussex   Malling Down  4  Sussex BC 
2017,04,09 Wiltshire   Cherhill 11  Wilts BC 
2017,04,09 Yorkshire   Baildon Moor  1+  Yorkshire BC 
2017,04,08 Cumbria  Meathop Moss  10  Cumbria BC 
2017,04,07 Bedfordshire   Totternhoe Quarry  1 Beds & Northants BC 
2017,04,07 Cheshire  Newchurch Common  3  UK Butterflies  
2017.04.02 Cumbria Foulshaw Moss 3 Cumbria BC