Large Blue Maculinea arion (Linn.)

 

Re-introduced resident in SW England. Most sites without general access.

Dry, well-grazed unimproved grassland.

Wild Thyme.

Usually mid-June to late July.

 

BUTTERFLY COLLECTORS HAVE BEEN WORKING DANEWAY BANKS IN PREVIOUS YEARS. DO NOT APPROACH PEOPLE YOU MAY SUSPECT OF SUCH ACTIVITY BUT TAKE NOTES (E.G. VEHICLE REGISTRATION NUMBER) AND ADVISE THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY




2017.07.03 Somerset Collard Hill 1 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.07.02 Somerset Collard Hill 1 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.07.01 Somerset Collard Hill 4 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.30 Somerset Collard Hill 2 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.23 Gloucestershire Daneway Banks 1 McLennan, Alex
2017.06.26 Somerset Collard Hill 4 Jenkins, Gareth 
2017.06.26 Somerset Collard Hill 14 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.24 Somerset Collard Hill 20 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.23 Somerset Collard Hill 2+  NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.22 Somerset Collard Hill several NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.21 Somerset Collard Hill 40 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.18 Somerset Collard Hill 30 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.17 Gloucestershire Daneway Banks 4 UK Butterflies
2017.06.16 Gloucestershire Daneway Banks many per McLennan, Alex
2017.06.17 Somerset Collard Hill 9 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.16 Somerset Collard Hill 12 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.15 Somerset Collard Hill 12 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.14 Somerset Collard Hill 8 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.14 Somerset Collard Hill 3 McLennan, Alex
2017.06.11 Somerset Collard Hill 3 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.10 Somerset Collard Hill 4 NT Large Blue Blog
2017.06.08 Somerset Collard Hill 1 NT Large Blue Blog 
2017.06.08 Somerset Green Down 1 Tucker, Wayne
2017.06.01 Somerset Locality witheld 1+ UK Butterflies