Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae (Linn.)

 

Widespread but very localized, mainly in S England. Scarce in Wales and NE England.

Open, sunny areas on calcareous soils in a variety of habitat types.

Mainly Agrimony, Creeping Cinquefoil and Wild Strawberry.

Usually late April to mid-June. Occasional second emergence in August.



2017.06.15 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 1 Lincs BC
2017.06.15 Sussex St Leonard's Forest1 Sussex BC
2017.06.13 Sussex High & Over 1 very fresh Sussex BC
2017.06.13 Sussex Fairmile Common1 fresh Sussex BC
2017.06.09 Dorset Fontmell Down 2 Dorset BC
2017.06.04 Dorset Maiden Castle 1 Dorset BC
2017.06.04 Wiltshire Silk Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.06.03 NorthamptonshireFermyn Wood 1+ Beds & Northants BC
2017.06.03 Hampshire Grateley Railway Station 1 Wilts BC
2017.06.03 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 6 Lancashire BC
2017.06.02 Dorset Lorton Meadows 1 Dorset BC
2017.06.02 Hampshire Old Winchester Hill 2 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.01 Dorset Compton Down 1 Dorset BC
2017.06.01 Hampshire Butser Hill 3 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.01 Hampshire Pillow Mound 9 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.01 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 4 Wilts BC
2017.05.30 Dorset Badbury Rings 5 Dorset BC
2017.05.27 Hants/Wilts Martin Down 2 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.27 Northamptonshirenr Croughton 3 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.29 Sussex Saddlescombe 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.28 Bedfordshire Dunstable Downs 20+ Rhodes, Alison
2017.05.28 Bedfordshire Rookery Pit 3 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.28 Dorset Lankham Bottom NR 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.28 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 6 Lincs BC
2017.05.26 Bedfordshire Bison Hill 3 UK Butterflies
2017.05.26 Dorset Badbury Rings 5 Dorset BC
2017.05.26 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 4 Dorset BC
2017.05.26 Essex Langdon Hills 1 Cambs/Essex BC
2017.05.26 Sussex Chantry Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.26 Sussex Cissbury Ring 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.25 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 2 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.25 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 8 Dorset BC
2017.05.25 Hants/Wilts Bentley Wood 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.25 Hertfordshire Frogmore Quarry 12 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.25 Sussex Lullington Heath 3 Sussex BC
2017.05.25 Sussex Marline Valley NR 1 f. tarasSussex BC
2017.05.25 Sussex Tillets Lane Butterfly Fields a few Sussex BC
2017.05.24 Sussex Fairmile Bottom 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.24 Wiltshire Grovely Woods2 Wilts BC
2017.05.23 Hampshire Milk Hill, Pewsey Downs1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.23 Sussex Levin Down several Sussex BC
2017.05.22 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 3 Dorset BC
2017.05.22 Sussex Mill Hill 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.21 Bedfordshire Rookery Pit 8 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.21 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 3 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.21 Hertfordshire Aldbury Nowers 10 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.21 Oxfordshire Aston Upthorpe Downs 1+ Upper Thames BC
2017.05.21 Sussex Friston 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.21 Sussex Malling Down 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.21 Sussex Rewell Wood 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.20 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Hill   1 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.20 Hertfordshire Pitstone Hill   1 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.20 Norfolk Wretton Relief Channel4+ Turner, Jane 
2017.05.19 Hampshire Yew Hill, Winchester 1 Hants & IOW BC 
2017.05.18 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 5 Dorset BC
2017.05.18 Hertfordshire Waterford Heath 1 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.17 Cornwall Penhale Common + many f. taras UK Butterflies
2017.05.17 Sussex Chantry Hill 22 Sussex BC
2017.05.17 Sussex Mill Hill 3 Sussex BC
2017.05.16 Sussex Chantry Hill 22 Sussex BC
2017.05.16 Sussex Mill Hill 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.16 Sussex Mount Nob, Hargate Forest 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.15 Sussex Kithurst 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 1 Lacey, Mick
2017.05.14 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 30+ Lincs BC
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 3 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.14 Hampshire Stockbridge Down 5 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.14 Hertfordshire Frogmore Quarry 21 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.14 NorthamptonshireTwywell Hills & Dales 10+ McLennan, Alex
2017.05.14 Nottinghamshire Bingham Linear Park 2East Midlands BC
2017.05.14 Surrey Denbies 2 UK Butterflies
2017.05.14 Sussex Mill Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Sussex Rewell Wood 20+ Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 4 Wilts BC
2017.05.13 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 1+ UK Butterflies
2017.05.13 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 6 Dorset BC
2017.05.13 Hampshire Martin Down 8Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.13 Hampshire Small Down, East Meon 5 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.13 Sussex Mill Hill several Sussex BC
2017.05.13 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 3 Wilts BC
2017.05.11 Dorset Black Hill, Cerne Abbas 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.11 Essex Langdon Hills 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.11 Lincolnshire Twyford Wood 7 Lancashire BC
2017.05.11 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.11 Wiltshire Blakehill NR1 Wilts BC
2017.05.10 Dorset Compton Down 23 Dorset BC
2017.05.10 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 3 Dorset BC
2017.05.10 Northamptonshire Polebrook NR 11 Fisher, Paul
2017.05.10 Sussex Mill Hill 7 Sussex BC
2017.05.10 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 4 Wilts BC
2017.05.10 Wiltshire Grovely Woods 3 Wilts BC
2017.05.10 Wiltshire Lark Hill stop-off 2 Wilts BC
2017.05.10 Norfolk Foulden Common 10+ Mc Lennan, Alex
2017.05.09 Devon Braunton Burrows 1+ Devon BC
2017.05.08 Sussex Rewell Wood 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.07 Bedfordshire Liddlington 1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.07 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 4 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.07 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Quarry  4 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.07 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 5 Dorset BC
2017.05.07 Essex Langdon Hills 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.07 Hampshire Butser Hill 10 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.07 Hampshire Ramsdean Down 6 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.07 Lincolnshire Twyford Hills 6 Lincs BC
2017.05.07 Oxfordshire Aston Upthorpe Downs 4 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.07 Shropshire Llanymynech Rocks 4 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Cotley Hill 6 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Wiltshire Scratchbury Hillfort1 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Sussex Mill Hill a few Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Hampshire Magdalen Hill Down 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.06 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Sussex Mill Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Sussex St Leonard's Forestseveral Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Wiltshire Cotley Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.05 Norfolk Wretton Relief Channel2 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.05 Sussex Warnham 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.04 Buckinghamshire Westcott dis r'way 7 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.03 Shropshire Llanymynech Rocks 4 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.03 Hertfordshire Frogmore Quarry 10 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.03 Hertfordshire Rickney's Quarry 26 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.03 Hertfordshire Waterford Heath 16 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.02 Cambridgeshire Holme Fen 8+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.02 Cambridgeshire Woodwalton Marsh 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.02 Devon Black Hill, Cerne Abbas 3 Devon BC
2017.05.02 Devon Compton Down 2 Devon BC
2017.05.02 Hampshire Oxenbourne Down 6 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.02 Lincolnshire Castle Bytham Quarry 1+  Lincs BC
2017.05.02 Norfolk Wretton Relief Channel3 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.02 SussexAshcombe Bottom 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.02 Wiltshire Figsbury Ring2 Wilts BC
2017.05.02 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 4 Wilts BC
2017.05.01 SussexMill Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.01 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.04.30 Norfolk Wretton Relief Channel1 Bugalert correspondent
2017.04.30 Buckinghamshire Pitstone Hill 1 Upper Thames BC
2017.04.30 Hertfordshire Rickney's Quarry 4 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.04.30 Hertfordshire Waterford Heath 3 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.04.30 SussexMill Hill 12+ Sussex BC
2017.04.29 Bedfordshire Marston Vale CP 1Beds & Northants BC
2017.04.29 Cambridgeshire Woodwalton Marsh 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.04.29 Dorset Badbury Rings 4 Dorset BC
2017.04.29 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 2 Dorset BC
2017.04.29 Hampshire Butser Hill several Hants & IOW BC
2017.04.29 Sussex Chantry Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.04.29 Sussex Fairmile Bottom 1 Sussex BC
2017.04.23 NorthamptonshireTwywell Hills & Dales 1+ Beds & Northants BC
2017.04.24 Hampshire  Oxenbourne Down  2  Hants & IOW BC
2017.04.24 Hampshire  Oxenbourne Down  2  Hants & IOW BC
2017.04.24 Sussex  Abbots Wood 1 Sussex BC
2017.04.24 Sussex Mill Hill  7  Sussex BC
2017.04.23 Glamorganshire   Merthyr Mawr Dunes  15  UK Butterflies 
2017.04.23 Hampshire   Ramsdean Down  2  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.23 Lincolnshire   Sanctuary NR 1  Lincs BC 
2017.04.22 Bedfordshire   Dunstable Downs  1  Beds & Northants BC 
2017.04.22 Hampshire   Chalton Down  a few  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.22 Sussex   Mill Hill  6  Sussex BC 
2017.04.22 Wiltshire   Blakehill NR 1  Wilts BC 
2017.04.22 Wiltshire   Pewsey Downs  3  Wilts BC 
2017.04.22 Wiltshire   Sidbury Hill  9  Wilts BC 
2017.04.21 Devon   Miltor Mator Common  6  Devon BC 
2017.04.19 Bedfordshire   Dunstable Downs  4  Beds & Northants BC 
2017.04.19 Buckinghamshire   Ivinghoe Beacon  1  Upper Thames BC 
2017.04.19 Dorset   Badbury Rings  1  Dorset BC 
2017.04.19 Dorset   Compton Down  1  Dorset BC 
2017.04.19 Dorset   Fontmell Down  5  Dorset BC 
2017.04.19 Hertfordshire   Rickney Quarry  3  Herts & Middlesex BC 
2017.04.19 Hertfordshire   Waterford Heath  1+  Herts & Middlesex BC 
2017.04.19 Wiltshire   Battlesbury Hillfort  1  Wilts BC 
2017.04.19 Wiltshire   Cotley Hill  6  Wilts BC 
2017.04.19 Wiltshire   Pewsey Downs  5  Wilts BC 
2017.04.18 Sussex   Mill Hill  10+  Sussex BC 
2017.04.18 Dorset   Badbury Rings  1  Dorset BC 
2017.04.18 Hertfordshire   Waterford Heath  1+  Herts & Middlesex BC 
2017.04.18 Norfolk   Wretton Relief Channel  1+ Norfolk BC 
2017.04.18 Sussex  Mill Hill  10+  Sussex BC 
2017.04.17 Wiltshire   Nine Mile River  1  Wilts BC  
2017.04.16 Hampshire   Butser Hill  17+  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.15 Oxfordshire   Aston Upthorpe Downs  1  Upper Thames BC 
2017.04.15 Sussex   Mill Hill  1 Sussex BC 
2017.04.12 Hertfordshire   Frogmore Quarry  1  Herts & Middlesex BC 
2017.04.12 Wiltshire   Cotley Hill  1  Wilts BC 
2017,04,10 Surrey   Denbies  1+ UK Butterflies 
2017,04,09 Nottinghamshire   Langar Airfield  1  East Midlands BC 
2017,04,09 Oxfordshire   Aston Rowant  1  Upper Thames BC
2017,04,09 Oxfordshire   Income Hole  2  Upper Thames BC 
2017,04,09 Sussex   Malling Down  4  Sussex BC 
2017,04,09 Sussex   Mill Hill  1  Sussex BC 
2017,04,08 Buckinghamshire   Income Hole  1  Upper Thames BC 
2017,04,08 Surrey   Hutchinson's Bank  2  UK Butterflies 
2017,04,05 Hampshire  Butser Hill  3  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.02 Sussex Mill Hill 1+
2017.04.05 Hampshire Butser Hill 3