ianballam: Small Copper, Longham Lakes https://t.co/crWkALlEP4

ianballam: Small Copper, Longham Lakes https://t.co/crWkALlEP4

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Tweet Contents Small Copper, Longham Lakes https://t.co/crWkALlEP4
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Tweet Author ian ballam
Tweet Date Wednesday, 12 July, 2017 - 17:15
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Common Name Small Copper
Scientific Name Lycaena phlaeas
Interest Level
1/5
Related Species Lycaenid Butterflies (Blues and Hairstreaks)
Look for
Habitat Reference H2: Dry Heath/Acid Grassland Mosaic
Summary

Open grassy fields, downlands and even heathland are the places to look for the brilliantly coloured small copper butterfly.


 

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This pic was actually taken in August 2013. Probably my favourite british butterfly; very small......
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Nice to see the underwing of a Small Copper in yesterday's sunshine #dorsetwt https://t.co/ugwQR6xbXN
Tweet Date:
11/07/2017 - 22:00
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Small Copper, Longham Lakes https://t.co/crWkALlEP4
Tweet Date:
12/07/2017 - 17:15
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Title: Ian Ballam

Kestrel at Lychett Bay

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16/01/2017 - 18:15
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Lesser Yellow Legs at Lychett Bay

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16/01/2017 - 18:15
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Tufted Duck at Poole Park

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18/01/2017 - 17:15
Last viewed: 4 hours 9 min ago
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Goldeneye (female) at Poole Park

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18/01/2017 - 17:15
Last viewed: 9 hours 45 min ago
Total views: 401
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Smew at Holes Bay

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18/01/2017 - 17:15
Last viewed: 7 hours 6 min ago
Total views: 382
Title: Ian Ballam

Cormorant at Poole Park

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19/01/2017 - 20:45
Last viewed: 4 hours 34 min ago
Total views: 446
Title: Ian Ballam

Little Egret at Holes Bay

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21/01/2017 - 20:30
Last viewed: 6 hours 7 min ago
Total views: 440
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Redwing at Lytchett Bay

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22/01/2017 - 21:15
Last viewed: 1 hour 9 min ago
Total views: 328
Title: Ian Ballam

Spotted Redshank at Holes Bay

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23/01/2017 - 19:00
Last viewed: 1 day 18 hours ago
Total views: 333
Title: Ian Ballam

Spotted Redshank at Holes Bay

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23/01/2017 - 18:45
Last viewed: 16 hours 3 min ago
Total views: 366
Title: Ian Ballam

Lesser Yellowlegs at Lytchett Bay

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23/01/2017 - 18:45
Last viewed: 2 hours 36 min ago
Total views: 344
Title: Ian Ballam

Avocet at Holes Bay

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25/01/2017 - 19:15
Last viewed: 10 hours 26 min ago
Total views: 379
Title: Ian Ballam

Spoonbill at LytchettFields

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26/01/2017 - 21:15
Last viewed: 23 hours 8 min ago
Total views: 352
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Smew at Holes Bay

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26/01/2017 - 21:15
Last viewed: 20 hours 45 min ago
Total views: 377
Title: Ian Ballam

Red Fox at Lytchett Fields

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26/01/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 1 hour 8 min ago
Total views: 370
Title: Ian Ballam

Pied Wagtail at Lytchett Bay

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27/01/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 13 hours 4 min ago
Total views: 342
Title: Ian Ballam

Lapwing at Lytchett Fields

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27/01/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 3 hours 32 min ago
Total views: 377
Title: Ian Ballam

Curlew at Upton CP

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27/01/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 4 hours 58 min ago
Total views: 327
Title: Ian Ballam

Mistle Thrush at Upton CP

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27/01/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 1 hour 14 min ago
Total views: 338
Title: Ian Ballam

Smew at Holes Bay

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27/01/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 25 min 27 sec ago
Total views: 372
Title: Ian Ballam

Shoveler at Upton Country Park

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27/01/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 4 hours 57 min ago
Total views: 363
Title: Ian Ballam

Dartford Warbler at Lytchett Heath

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01/02/2017 - 19:00
Last viewed: 1 hour 21 min ago
Total views: 343
Title: Ian Ballam

Water Rail at Lychett Bay

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01/02/2017 - 19:00
Last viewed: 22 hours 43 min ago
Total views: 321
Title: Ian Ballam

Buzzard at, Upton CP

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02/02/2017 - 15:45
Last viewed: 8 hours 53 min ago
Total views: 340

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