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

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

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Tweet Contents Rose Cockchafer (May Bug) in my garden today Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/9Kpdx7j1W5
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Tweet Author Pam Parsons
Tweet Date Sunday, 14 May, 2017 - 14:45
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Common Name Rose Chafer
Alternative Name(s) Rose Beetle
Scientific Name Cetonia cuprea
Interest Level
3/5
Related Species Chafers
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Summary

A large, bright metallic green beetle found in mid-summer usually on the white flowers of umbellifer flora, usually near the sea.


 

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The photo was taken in late July 2011. A beautiful beetle, seen here on an unidentified umbelifera...
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Rose Cockchafer (May Bug) in my garden today Dorset. @NatureUK https://t.co/9Kpdx7j1W5
Tweet Date:
14/05/2017 - 14:45
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Several rose chafers in our Wareham garden yesterday. https://t.co/Fs22B7VGU8
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25/05/2017 - 07:45
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Honey Bee and Rose Chafer captured today on a quick lunchtime stop at Higher Hyde Heath NR https://t.co/tNkRVeiiHg
Tweet Date:
06/06/2017 - 16:45
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Title: Pam Parsons

Dipper on River Lym today

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

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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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

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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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04/04/2017 - 16:30
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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19/04/2017 - 22:15
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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

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19/04/2017 - 22:15
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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02/05/2017 - 20:15
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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07/05/2017 - 21:45
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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07/05/2017 - 21:45
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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07/05/2017 - 21:45
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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07/05/2017 - 21:30
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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07/05/2017 - 21:30
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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11/05/2017 - 18:00
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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14/05/2017 - 14:45
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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19/05/2017 - 21:30
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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19/05/2017 - 21:15
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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19/05/2017 - 21:15
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Title: Pam Parsons

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

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19/05/2017 - 21:00
Last viewed: 2 days 11 hours ago
Total views: 114
Title: Pam Parsons

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

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25/05/2017 - 19:45
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