Sightings Diary

May 2013

Green-veined White
Sidbury, Haldon and Dorset- East Devon and Dorset, UK

05.05.2013 - 17 degrees, sunny

Birds - Willow Warbler, Swifts. Turtle Dove, Wood Warbler, Red-legged Partridge, Mistle Thrush, Blackcap, Greenfinch, Bullfinch, Treecreeper

Wild Flowers - Wood Spurge, Marsh Marigolds, Dog violets, Wild Strawberry, White Dead-nettle, Periwinkle, Greater and Lesser Stitchwort, Ground Ivy, Bugle, Cuckoo Flower, Dogs Mercury, Ramsons, Woon Anemone, Gorse, Pink Purslane, Gorget-me-not, Herb Robert, Cowslips, Early Purple Orchid, Ivy-leaved Toadflax, Betony, Bluebells, Apple Blossom

Insects - Bee Flies, Small White, Orange-tips, Brimstone, Green-veined White

Other - Newt


Wood Anemone


Orange-tip Butterfly

Apple Blossom

Apple Blossom

Bluebell and Spider

Green-veined White

Stover - Devon

17.05.2013 - 14 to 18 degrees, Sunshine and showers

Butterflies - Brimstone, Green-veined White, Large White, Dingy Skipper

Insects - Female Broad-bodied Chaser, Large Red Damselfly

Mammals - Roe Buck

Large Red Damselfly


Dingy Skipper

Yarner Wood, Donkey Sactuary - Devon

21.05.2013 - 12 degrees, Cloudy

Birds - Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatchers, Treecreeper, Nuthatches, Grey Wagtail, Mistle Thrush, Blackbirds, Ravens, Great Tits, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Robin, Blue Tits, Blackcaps, Swallows, Greenfinches

Mammals - Roe Fawn

Butterflies - Brimstone

Wood Warbler

Roe Fawn

Haddon Hill - Somerset

22.05.2013 - 12 - 14 degrees, sunny

Birds - Linnets, Stonechats, Skylarks, Chiffchaffs, Bullfinch, Pied Wagtail, Spotted Flycatcher, Dippers, Wood Warblers, Nuthatches , Mistle Thrush, Mallard Ducks, Wrens, Blue Tits, Greater Spotted Woodpecker

Coleton - Devon

23.05.2013 - 12 - 14 degrees, sunny

Butterflies - Small Tortoiseshell, Red Admirals, Orange-tips, Small Whites, Common Blue, Large White, Wall

Bowling Green Marsh, Topsham, Exminster Marsh and Yarner Wood- Devon

24.05.2013 - 11 degrees, grey

Birds - Ruff, Cettis Warbler, Reed Bunting, Bullfinch, Goldfinch, Black-tailed Godwits, Bar-tailed Godwits, Wimbrel, Oystercatcher, Wood Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat , Swifts, Swallows, House Martins, Curlew, Canada Geese, Black-headed Gulls, Coots, Robin, Mute Swans, Chaffinches, Song Thrush, House Sparrow, Stock Dove, Jackdaws, Rooks, Pied Wagtail, Moorhen, Mallard Duck, Dunlin, Heron, Little Egrets, Crows, Shelduck, Herring Gulls, Little Grebe, Wren, Reed Warbler, Lapwing, Starlings, Willow Warbler, Lapwing, Chiffchaff, Ravens

Aylesbeare and Woodbury Common - Devon

30.05.2013 - 18 degrees, sunny

Birds - Cuckoo, Green Woodpecker, Yellowhammer, Stonechats, Linnets, Greenfinch, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaffs, Churring Nightjar, Blackcaps, Jays

Butterflies - Brimstones, Peacock, Orange-tips, Large and Small Whites, Speckled Woods

Wild Flowers - Heath Spotted Orchid, Cotton Grass

Mammals - Roe Doe





Speckled Wood

Speckled Wood

Roe Doe


Heath Spotted Orchid