pammiep7: Common Blue today Powerstock Common Dorset. @savebutterflies @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/Hh0Kwq56Ra

pammiep7: Common Blue today Powerstock Common Dorset. @savebutterflies @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/Hh0Kwq56Ra

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Tweet Contents Common Blue today Powerstock Common Dorset. @savebutterflies @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/Hh0Kwq56Ra
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Tweet Author Pam Parsons
Tweet Date Thursday, 25 May, 2017 - 22:15
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Common Name Common Blue
Scientific Name Polyommatus icarus
Interest Level
1/5
Related Species Lycaenid Butterflies (Blues and Hairstreaks)
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Habitat Reference
Summary

A common species seen from early June until late October. It likes rough, open ground (especially chalk downland) where they can find an abundance leguminous flowers. 


 

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Photo taken pre 2011. Identifying features of the commkon blue are the overall blue colouring, the...
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Photo taken pre 2011. This shows the very different underside of the wings
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Tweet Date:
14/05/2017 - 16:15
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Common blue on ragged robin and the first Southern marsh orchids in flower #summer https://t.co/FNUQV0wIVy

Tweet Date:
18/05/2017 - 13:30
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Common Blue today Powerstock Common Dorset. @savebutterflies @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/Hh0Kwq56Ra
Tweet Date:
25/05/2017 - 22:15
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Female Common Blue at Longham Lakes, an under-rated butterfly https://t.co/ZUNGzS9yAb
Tweet Date:
10/07/2017 - 18:15
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Common Blue, Longham Lakes https://t.co/UrhE0IZrQa
Tweet Date:
12/07/2017 - 17:15
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Even caught up with Common Blue in the garden second time this year, also managed to get the Gatekeepers. https://t.co/Qla78yQdeV
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16/07/2017 - 19:15
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Title: Pam Parsons

Dipper on River Lym today

Tweet Date:
24/02/2017 - 14:45
Last viewed: 1 hour 47 min ago
Total views: 180
Title: Pam Parsons

Turnstones on The Cobb Lyme Regis

Tweet Date:
07/03/2017 - 18:15
Last viewed: 1 day 6 hours ago
Total views: 195
Title: Pam Parsons

Purple sandpipers at Lyme Regis

Tweet Date:
07/03/2017 - 17:30
Last viewed: 3 hours 35 min ago
Total views: 242
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Lovely to see this #MistleThrush near Lyme Regis Dorset. A bird I rarely see. @wildlife_uk https://t.co/kRyRKkFals

Tweet Date:
30/03/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 3 hours 50 min ago
Total views: 187
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Grey Heron taken near the Discovery Centre Radipole '@RSPBWeymouth https://t.co/WGbEFTxyvX

Tweet Date:
01/04/2017 - 20:00
Last viewed: 11 hours 5 min ago
Total views: 133
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Rock Pipit Lyme Regis Dorset today. https://t.co/eIe5bbmJRH

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02/04/2017 - 20:00
Last viewed: 21 hours 6 min ago
Total views: 152
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Grey Wagtail River Lym Dorset. @NatureUK @wildlife_uk https://t.co/wFly0eMZ9C

Tweet Date:
04/04/2017 - 09:45
Last viewed: 22 hours 28 min ago
Total views: 167
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Treecreeper today in Lyme Regis Dorset @NatureUK @wildlife_uk https://t.co/DKcByHRprq

Tweet Date:
04/04/2017 - 16:30
Last viewed: 15 min 9 sec ago
Total views: 150
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Rock Pipit this evening, Lyme Regis Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/zF7wf7BcI6

Tweet Date:
11/04/2017 - 20:00
Last viewed: 1 day 11 hours ago
Total views: 200
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Sand Martin this evening @RSPBWeymouth Lodmoor @NatureUK https://t.co/lbiQ8DiPU2

Tweet Date:
19/04/2017 - 22:15
Last viewed: 2 days 2 hours ago
Total views: 132
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Great to get a shot of this Cetti's Warbler out in the open this evening @RSPBWeymouth Lodmoor @NatureUK https://t.co/OjkclCiLjD

Tweet Date:
19/04/2017 - 22:15
Last viewed: 1 day 19 hours ago
Total views: 102
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Sanderling on the rocks today Lyme Regis Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/XCs79y1hPt

Tweet Date:
02/05/2017 - 20:15
Last viewed: 2 hours 22 min ago
Total views: 209
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Crab Spider Cerne Abbas today @NatureUK https://t.co/EmABfNzZ0o

Tweet Date:
07/05/2017 - 21:45
Last viewed: 17 hours 58 min ago
Total views: 108
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Greenshank today @RSPBWeymouth Lodmoor Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/YDcSVmpbLr

Tweet Date:
07/05/2017 - 21:45
Last viewed: 2 days 12 hours ago
Total views: 130
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Grizzled and Dingy Skippers at Cerne Abbas Dorset @savebutterflies @NatureUK https://t.co/zT7c0Ddwlj

Tweet Date:
07/05/2017 - 21:45
Last viewed: 3 days 14 hours ago
Total views: 96
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Green Hairstreak today at Cerne Abbas Dorset. @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/ZwqU2FRX1c

Tweet Date:
07/05/2017 - 21:30
Last viewed: 1 day 23 hours ago
Total views: 104
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Duke of Burgundy today at Cerne Abbas Dorset @BC_Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/4VyFY6k4cx

Tweet Date:
07/05/2017 - 21:30
Last viewed: 5 hours 54 min ago
Total views: 111
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Grey Wagtail today Lyme Regis rooftop @NatureUK https://t.co/6mubuXAKLm

Tweet Date:
11/05/2017 - 18:00
Last viewed: 1 day 6 hours ago
Total views: 111
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Rose Cockchafer (May Bug) in my garden today Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/9Kpdx7j1W5

Tweet Date:
14/05/2017 - 14:45
Last viewed: 3 days 1 hour ago
Total views: 126
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Hoverfly today Powerstock Common Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/7V72k20MNa

Tweet Date:
19/05/2017 - 21:30
Last viewed: 1 day 38 min ago
Total views: 119
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Double Vision?? Mating Green Tiger Beetles today Powerstock Common Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/R7wiiOxLU6

Tweet Date:
19/05/2017 - 21:15
Last viewed: 1 day 1 hour ago
Total views: 117
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Small Heath today Powerstock Common Dorset @NatureUK @savebutterflies @BC_Dorset https://t.co/SUjeQ8LNqj

Tweet Date:
19/05/2017 - 21:15
Last viewed: 1 day 13 hours ago
Total views: 117
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Four Spot Chaser today Powerstock Common Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/VK4mipnLpo

Tweet Date:
19/05/2017 - 21:00
Last viewed: 1 day 23 hours ago
Total views: 114
Title: Pam Parsons

pammiep7: Hoverfly today Powerstock Common Dorset @NatureUK https://t.co/jjXI2dtNWr

Tweet Date:
25/05/2017 - 19:45
Last viewed: 4 hours 15 min ago
Total views: 100

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