Hamish14453: There seem to be particularly high numbers of Adonis Blues along the Purbeck coast this spring #dorsetwt https://t.co/ejKZFOWCKD

Hamish14453: There seem to be particularly high numbers of Adonis Blues along the Purbeck coast this spring #dorsetwt https://t.co/ejKZFOWCKD

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Tweet Contents There seem to be particularly high numbers of Adonis Blues along the Purbeck coast this spring #dorsetwt https://t.co/ejKZFOWCKD
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Tweet Author Hamish Murray
Tweet Date Friday, 19 May, 2017 - 13:30
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Common Name Adonis Blue
Scientific Name Lysandra bellargus
Interest Level
5/5
Related Species Lycaenid Butterflies (Blues and Hairstreaks)
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Summary

A brilliantly coloured blue butterfly, rare in the United Kingdom as a whole but quite common in parts of Dorset.


 

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I find the blues very difficult to identify; you think you've got it mastered and so get a better...
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Plenty of Adonis Blues on the wing in Purbeck this morning - never far from Horseshoe Vetch #dorsetwt https://t.co/qIrdwDgv7r
Tweet Date:
08/05/2017 - 20:45
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There seem to be particularly high numbers of Adonis Blues along the Purbeck coast this spring #dorsetwt https://t.co/ejKZFOWCKD
Tweet Date:
19/05/2017 - 13:30
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A wide selection of grassland butterflies at Ballard Down now 19-05-17 https://t.co/6X8pYzGZpR
Tweet Date:
19/05/2017 - 21:30
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Mating Adonis Blues on Salad Burnet at Fontmell Down this afternoon #dorsetwt https://t.co/komJAzF8xA
Tweet Date:
22/05/2017 - 18:00
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Title: Hamish Murray

Redwing in Dorset

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Peregrine at Durlston

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Gannets at Durlston Head

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02/02/2017 - 16:30
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Title: Hamish Murray

Firecrest

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13/02/2017 - 20:45
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Title: Hamish Murray

Roe Buck at Durlston

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18/02/2017 - 11:45
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Title: Hamish Murray

Fulmar at Durlston

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19/02/2017 - 11:15
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Title: Hamish Murray

Reed Bunting in Wareham Forest

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20/02/2017 - 17:15
Last viewed: 18 hours 59 min ago
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Title: Hamish Murray

Great Grey Shrike in Wareham Forest

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20/02/2017 - 17:00
Last viewed: 1 day 14 hours ago
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Title: Hamish Murray

Grey Wagtail in Swanage

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22/02/2017 - 11:30
Last viewed: 4 hours 20 min ago
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Title: Hamish Murray

Adder basking at Tilly whim

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02/03/2017 - 13:30
Last viewed: 2 hours 16 min ago
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Title: Hamish Murray

Roe Deer in Swanage

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03/03/2017 - 10:00
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Title: Hamish Murray

Fulmar at Durlston

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06/03/2017 - 10:15
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Title: Hamish Murray

Early Scurvy Grass at Durlston

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11/03/2017 - 13:00
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Title: Hamish Murray

Oil Beetle at Durlston

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11/03/2017 - 11:45
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Title: Hamish Murray

Wheatear at Durlston

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16/03/2017 - 10:45
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Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: A quick lunchtime walk in the sun and away from the 'drawing board' - lovely to hear so many singing Chiffchaffs https://t.co/jWDJQjhdLe

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24/03/2017 - 20:15
Last viewed: 19 hours 48 min ago
Total views: 152
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: My first Dark-winged Bee-fly of the year in Wareham Forest - spring really is here! https://t.co/BVMEDxVbW3

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27/03/2017 - 19:45
Last viewed: 17 hours 54 min ago
Total views: 117
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Plenty of Lady's Smock in flower along the Frome valley this morning https://t.co/YbzS2GRTYa

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28/03/2017 - 22:00
Last viewed: 19 hours 41 min ago
Total views: 130
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Plenty of Blackcaps at Townsend NR this morning including this very vocal male. #dorsetwt https://t.co/Booq2fhWdc

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01/04/2017 - 11:45
Last viewed: 4 hours 48 min ago
Total views: 87
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: A male Bloody-nosed Beetle lumbering across the coast path - always good to see https://t.co/jHzXH1pbhc

Tweet Date:
01/04/2017 - 12:30
Last viewed: 19 hours 15 min ago
Total views: 95
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: 'Open wide' - not often you see the Durlston Fulmars actually sitting on the cliffs https://t.co/7CEXkYkiZP

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01/04/2017 - 12:15
Last viewed: 1 day 4 hours ago
Total views: 80
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Black-tailed Godwit on Brownsea Island - looking forward to Friday night's Private View - hope to see you there! https://t.co/UqlL3uAjpi

Tweet Date:
05/04/2017 - 16:30
Last viewed: 1 day 2 hours ago
Total views: 65
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: There seems to be a lot of Dotted Bee-flies around this spring - this one at Haydon Hill #dorsetwt https://t.co/UosfO4G71z

Tweet Date:
05/04/2017 - 16:15
Last viewed: 4 days 6 hours ago
Total views: 64
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Plenty of Stonechats along the coast path this morning - breeding and migrant birds https://t.co/qPM2Hwq2QQ

Tweet Date:
07/04/2017 - 09:45
Last viewed: 2 days 3 hours ago
Total views: 78

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