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White Admiral

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Common Name White Admiral
Scientific Name Limenitis camilla
Interest Level
3/5
Related Species Nymphalid Butterflies (Admirals and Fritillaries)
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Summary

A woodland species found in mainly in ancient coppice locations.


 

Contributors to the Nature of Dorset have seen this species at these locations:

Please note that the markers show APPROXIMATE locations of the observation, not exact locations! You can find often find out more information about location by looking at the original tweet. Click on any marker to see the name of the location and then click on the location name to see more details about the site where available.

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This chart shows the number of records per month for this species where there are records (see note below):

The intention of this chart is to show which months during the year this species is most likely to be seen. The total per month is across all years; to see the total for a particular year select that year in the filter at the top.

This chart shows the number of records per day for this species for up to the last 30 days for which there are records for this species (see note above). Hover over any column to see the date and the number of records:

These contributors have submitted records for this species:

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These are some photographs of this species that have accompanied tweets from Twitter contributors. Click/tap a photo to see the original version.

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The only White Admiral that settled low down! https://t.co/JZpl0EeJFq
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15/06/2017 - 19:30
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White Admiral, Queens Copse https://t.co/BcS9K6s11Q
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19/06/2017 - 19:30
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White Admiral, Queens Copse. Nice to see the underwing!! https://t.co/6icTV9T2EO
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19/06/2017 - 19:30
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Everything is two to three weeks early at Alner's Gorse. https://t.co/3vRCA2lEQq
Tweet Date:
26/06/2017 - 07:45
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A mid-morning visit to Queens Copse unfortunately coincided with a loss of sun!Only 1 White Admiral and 2 SW Frits… https://t.co/cUiyWiNPeO
Tweet Date:
26/06/2017 - 19:45
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A not very good picture of a White Admiral at the woods at Knoll Beach Studland taken on sunny Monday this week. https://t.co/sFrVIsQF8N
Tweet Date:
28/06/2017 - 15:15
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Tweet Date:
02/07/2017 - 21:15
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White Admiral today Alners Gorse Dorset @savebutterflies @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/2KHgvOxO2N
Tweet Date:
05/07/2017 - 19:00
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

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Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
16/07/2017 - 14:30 RSPB Arne Yet another reported White Admiral today. Different location today so hopefully a 2nd insect. #ButterflyCount
09/07/2017 - 15:45 RSPB Arne A day for rarer woodland butterflies! Silver-washed Fritillary seen plus this stunning White Admiral seen at Shipst… https://t.co/Sx8Mo6QxHH
05/07/2017 - 19:00 Pam Parsons White Admiral today Alners Gorse Dorset @savebutterflies @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/2KHgvOxO2N
02/07/2017 - 21:15 Steve Smith An Admiral on the patch. https://t.co/FXGPHsU1UJ https://t.co/WVsrxHJG3B
02/07/2017 - 20:45 Retweet RT @martinswarren: !9:15 at Alners Gorse and White Admiral still nectaring. Also thousands of Purple Hairstreaks buzzing in the oak canopie…
28/06/2017 - 15:15 Phyl England A not very good picture of a White Admiral at the woods at Knoll Beach Studland taken on sunny Monday this week. https://t.co/sFrVIsQF8N
26/06/2017 - 19:45 Ian Ballam A mid-morning visit to Queens Copse unfortunately coincided with a loss of sun!Only 1 White Admiral and 2 SW Frits… https://t.co/cUiyWiNPeO
26/06/2017 - 07:45 Frank Gardener Everything is two to three weeks early at Alner's Gorse. https://t.co/3vRCA2lEQq
25/06/2017 - 13:45 Two Owls Birding Walk at at Wareham Forest quiet for birds, highlight were butterflies with 10 sp. incl. Silver-Washed Frit, White Admiral, Comma, Ringlets
24/06/2017 - 14:15 Nick Urch Queen's Copse nr Horton, Firecrest pair(male singing) Crossbill & 3 White Admirals. Also breeding SpotFly in Alderholt
24/06/2017 - 10:45 Retweet RT @nslbutterflies: Alners Gorse 2day my first ever Valezina Silver Washed Frit 😁 + 4 White Admirals + 10+ White letter Hairstreaks @savebu…
22/06/2017 - 10:00 Retweet RT @martinswarren: Nice surprises at Alners reserve, 20+ White-letters, 4 White Ads and this stunning valezina Silver-washed Frit @BC_Dorse…
19/06/2017 - 19:30 Ian Ballam White Admiral, Queens Copse https://t.co/BcS9K6s11Q
19/06/2017 - 19:30 Ian Ballam White Admiral, Queens Copse. Nice to see the underwing!! https://t.co/6icTV9T2EO
15/06/2017 - 19:30 Ian Ballam The only White Admiral that settled low down! https://t.co/JZpl0EeJFq