Purple Hairstreak Favonis quercus (Linn.)

 

Widespread in England and Wales; very localized in S & C Scotland; scarce in Ireland.

Woodland, heathland and hedgerows with Oaks.

Oaks, most often Sessile and Pedunculate.

Usually early July to early September.



2017.08.10 Dorset Alners Gorse 3 Dorset BC
2017.08.09 Lancashire Gait Barrow NR 10 Lancs BC
2017.08.08 Dorset Alners Gorse 1 Riley, Adrian
2017.08.05 Dorset Alners Gorse 2 Jenkins, Gareth 
2017.07.27 Dorset Alners Gorse 4 per Saunders, Ashley
2017.07.18 Norfolk Felbrigg Hall 3 Riley, Adrian
2017.07.17 Dorset Alners Gorse 14 Dorset BC
2017.07.14 Dorset Alners Gorse 7 Dorset BC
2017.07.14 Wiltshire Black Dog Woods 6 Wilts BC
2017.07.13 Cumbria Great Wood, Borrowdale 1 Cumbria BC
2017.07.13 Dorset Chase Woods 5 Dorset BC
2017.07.13 Hertfordshire Norton Green 5 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.13 Hertfordshire Nomansland Common 10+ Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.12 NorthamptonshirePitsford NR 8 Beds & Northants BC
2017.07.12 Cumbria Wetherall Viaduct 2 Cumbria BC
2017.07.12 Hants/Wilts Bentley Woods 3 Wilts BC
2017.07.12 Lancashire Myers Allotment 2 Lancs BC
2017.07.12 Sussex Knepp Wildland many Sussex BC
2017.07.11 Cumbria Barkbooth Lot 1 Cumbria BC
2017.07.10 Hampshire Havant Thicket 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.07.10 Sussex Ashcombe Bottom 3 Sussex BC
2017.07.10 Wiltshire Savernake Forest many Purple Emperor blog 
2017.07.09 Cambridgeshire Bedford Perlieus Wood 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.07.09 Essex Great Holland Pits 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.07.09 Hertfordshire Bricket Wood Common several Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.09 Sussex Southwater Woods 1 Sussex BC
2017.07.08 Cumbria Holker Estate 3 Cumbria BC
2017.07.08 Hertfordshire Broxbourne Woods 1 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.08 Lancashire Myers Allotment 5 Lancs BC
2017.07.08 Middlesex Hounslow Heath 1 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.07 Devon Fir Wood, Bolt Head 3 Devon BC
2017.07.07 Dorset Chard Junction Gravel Pits NR 1 Dorset BC
2017.07.07 Essex Bedfords Park1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.07.07 Sussex Balcombe 1 Sussex BC
2017.07.07 Wiltshire Biss Wood 14 Wilts BC
2017.07.07 Bedfordshire Chicksands Wood 1 McLennan, Alex
2017.07.06 Hertfordshire Plashes Wood many Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.06 Berkshire Maidenhead Thicket 3 Upper Thames BC
2017.07.06 Buckinghamshire Finemere Wood 7 Upper Thames BC
2017.07.06 Lincolnshire Bourne Woods2 Lincs BC
2017.07.05 Essex Hounslow Heath 2 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.05 Sussex Warnham NR many Sussex BC
2017.07.05 Wiltshire Black Dog Woods 8 Wilts BC
2017.07.05 Wiltshire Ravensroost Wood 1 Wilts BC
2017.07.04 Devon Colyford Common 4 Devon BC
2017.07.04 Sussex Ditchling Down 12Sussex BC
2017.07.04 Sussex Knepp Wildland many Sussex BC
2017.07.03 Dorset Alners Gorse 15+ Jenkins, Gareth 
2017.07.03 Cumbria Brigsteer Park Wood 1 Cumbria BC
2017.07.03 Lincolnshire Chambers Farm Wood many Lincs BC
2017.07.03 Wiltshire Ravensroost Wood 2 Wilts BC
2017.07.03 Wiltshire Somerford Common 2 Wilts BC
2017.07.01 Glamorganshire Old Castle Down 1 Jenkins, Gareth 
2017.07.01 Norfolk Strumpshaw Fen 2 Riley, Adrian
2017.07.02 Hertfordshire Bricket Wood Common 1+ Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.02 Hertfordshire Bower Heath, Harpenden many Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.07.02 Warwickshire Oversley Woods several UK Butterflies
2017.07.02 Suffolk Bonny Wood several Suffolk BC
2017.07.02 Sussex Ditchling Down 1+ Sussex BC
2017.07.02 Wiltshire Savernake Forest 1 Wilts BC
2017.07.01 Dorset Alners Gorse 31 Dorset BC
2017.07.01 Hampshire Havant Thicket 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.07.01 Norfolk West Acre Common 12 McLennan, Alex
2017.07.01 Norfolk Strumpshaw Fen 1 Riley, Adrian
2017.07.01 Oxfordshire Waterperry Wood 10+ Upper Thames BC
2017.07.01 Oxfordshire Whitecross Green Wood 6 Upper Thames BC
2017.07.01 Suffolk Wolves Wood 6 Suffolk BC
2017.07.01 Sussex Ditchling Down many Sussex BC
2017.06.30 Essex Wanstead Park 11 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.30 Lincolnshire Chambers Farm Wood 3 Lincs BC
2017.06.30 Suffolk Norton Wood 9 Suffolk BC
2017.06.29 Essex Epping Forest 2 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.28 Sussex Ditchling Down 10 Sussex BC
2017.06.27 Dorset Alners Gorse 4 Dorset BC
2017.06.27 Nottinghamshire Mission Carr NR 1East Midlands BC
2017.06.27 Suffolk Bonny Wood 1 Suffolk BC
2017.06.27 Sussex Knepp Wildland many Sussex BC
2017.06.27 Sussex Abbots Wood 1+ Sussex BC
2017.06.26 Cambridgeshire Ditton Park Wood 3+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.26 Dorset Alners Gorse 1 Dorset BC
2017.06.26 Dorset Piddlles Wood 15 Dorset BC
2017.06.26 Dorset Iford Meadows 1 Dorset BC
2017.06.26 Essex Hainault Forest 1+Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.26 Essex Hanningfield NR several Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.26 Suffolk Sapiston 9 Suffolk BC
2017.06.26 Suffolk Waldringfield many Suffolk BC
2017.06.26 Wiltshire Ravensroost Wood 3 Wilts BC
2017.06.25 Cambridgeshire Bedford Purlieus1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.25 Cambridgeshire Brampton Wood 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.25 Cambridgeshire Castor Hanglands many Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.25 Cumbria Chamley Bank 1 Cumbria BC
2017.06.25 Dorset Alners Gorse 5 Dorset BC
2017.06.25 Oxfordshire Waterperry Wood many Upper Thames BC
2017.06.24 Essex Belfairs Wood 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.24 Essex Hatfield Forest 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.24 Essex Shipwrights Wood, Benfleet 3 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.24 Wiltshire Clanger Wood 4 Wilts BC
2017.06.24 Bedfordshire Putnoe Woods 2 Beds & Northants BC
2017.06.24 Bedfordshire Chicksands Wood 1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.06.24 Sussex Knepp Wildland many Sussex BC
2017.06.23 Cambridgeshire Brampton Wood 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.23 Wiltshire Green Lane Wood 1 Wilts BC
2017.06.22 Sussex Knepp Wildland many Sussex BC
2017.06.21 Essex Ditton Park Wood 5 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.20 Lincolnshire Chambers Farm Wood 1 Lincs BC
2017.06.20 Cambridgeshire Monks Wood 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.20 Cambridgeshire Woodwalton Fen 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.20 Hertfordshire Balls Wood several Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.06.19 Cambridgeshire Hare Park 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.19 Essex Ditton Park Wood 2 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.19 Hampshire Abbots Wood Inclosure, Alice Holt 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.17 Sussex Roundwick Copse 1 Sussex BC
2017.06.17 Sussex Knepp Wildland several Sussex BC
2017.06.17 Essex Hockley Woods 1+ Cambs & Essex BC
2017.06.17 Middlesex Hounslow Heath 4 Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.06.16 Sussex Ditchling Down several Sussex BC
2017.06.16 Sussex Knepp Wildland a few Sussex BC
2017.06.16 Wiltshire Savernake Forest 1 Wilts BC
2017.06.15 Suffolk Christchurch Park 1 Suffolk BC
2017.06.13 Hampshire Test Valley, Test Way 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.12 Sussex Ditchling Down 1 Sussex BC