Mick Townsend’s Records

These are my records from Thorpe Marsh – 5th July 2020 (Summer Fliers day.)

Common Name Vernacular Name Number Grid Ref
Odonata      
Blue-tailed Damselfly (including 5 wheel pairs) Iscnura elegans 13 SE5809
Red-eyed Damselfly Erythromma najas 1 SE5809
Southern Hawkers Aeshna cyanea 2 SE5809 (1)
SE5909 (1)
Brown Hawker Aeshna grandis 1 SE5809
Four-spotted Chaser Libelulla quadrimaculata 1 SE5909
Common Darter Sympetrum striolatum 1 SE5809
Ruddy Darter (1 ovipositing pair and 1 male) Sympetrum sanguineum 3 SE5809
Lepidoptera      
Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris 2 SE5909
Large Skipper Ochlodes venatus 1 SE5809
Large White Peiris brassicae 1 SE5809
Green-veined White Artogeia napi 1 SE5909
Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas 1 SE5909
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta 3 SE5809
Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae 2 SE5909
Comma Polygonia c-album 1 SE5809
Meadow Brown  Maniola jurtino 17 SE5809 (7)
SE5909 (10)
Ringlet .Aphantopus hyperantus 3 SE5809
Blackneck moth Lygephila pastinum 1 SE5909
Yellow Shell moth Camptogramma bilineata bilineata 1 SE5809

Other highlights were a Hobby chasing 6 starlings from the Norwood Gate to the Eaubeck in SE5909 (MT)
and 2 Peregrines at Royalty Lane in SE6009 (Neil Shaw).


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