pammiep7: RT @birdygirl46: @BC_Dorset Lovely day at Cerne Abbas Hill, bit windy! @AmandaH782 @m0vfgpatrick @JoKingDevon https://t.co/67H0CnDjGI

pammiep7: RT @birdygirl46: @BC_Dorset Lovely day at Cerne Abbas Hill, bit windy! @AmandaH782 @m0vfgpatrick @JoKingDevon https://t.co/67H0CnDjGI

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Tweet Contents RT @birdygirl46: @BC_Dorset Lovely day at Cerne Abbas Hill, bit windy! @AmandaH782 @m0vfgpatrick @JoKingDevon https://t.co/67H0CnDjGI
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Tweet Author Pam Parsons
Tweet Date Sunday, 14 May, 2017 - 16:15
Fact File: 
Common Name Common Blue
Scientific Name Polyommatus icarus
Interest Level
2/5
Related Species Lycaenid Butterflies (Blues and Hairstreaks)
Look for
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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Mediterranean Gull at Radipole

Tweet Date:
23/02/2017 - 07:15
Last viewed: 5 hours 29 min ago
Total views: 128
Title: Retweet

Brimstone in Dorset

Tweet Date:
03/03/2017 - 19:30
Last viewed: 17 hours 38 min ago
Total views: 134
Title: Retweet

Dipper at Lyme Regis

Tweet Date:
13/03/2017 - 19:30
Last viewed: 19 hours 53 min ago
Total views: 111
Title: Retweet

Shoveller at Radipole

Tweet Date:
16/03/2017 - 10:00
Last viewed: 1 day 2 hours ago
Total views: 114
Title: Retweet

Fulmar at Portland

Tweet Date:
17/03/2017 - 07:15
Last viewed: 19 hours 48 min ago
Total views: 127
Title: Retweet

Sweet violets at Radipole

Tweet Date:
21/03/2017 - 07:45
Last viewed: 2 days 1 hour ago
Total views: 112
Title: Retweet

wawlee: RT @Wildwood_photos: ALMOST certainly the final Garganey photo I'll upload...........-- https://t.co/oL1orCPJIP

Tweet Date:
24/03/2017 - 15:30
Last viewed: 2 days 17 hours ago
Total views: 107
Title: Retweet

PortlandBirdObs: RT @fisherandbirder: Stunning views of Sparrowhawk today @PortlandBirdObs https://t.co/sQ8dhgMMAX

Tweet Date:
29/03/2017 - 18:30
Last viewed: 2 hours 36 min ago
Total views: 117
Title: Retweet

PortlandBirdObs: RT @fisherandbirder: Purple Sandpipers at Portland this week @PortlandBirdObs https://t.co/QogBH7VQ3v

Tweet Date:
31/03/2017 - 17:00
Last viewed: 2 days 9 hours ago
Total views: 85
Title: Retweet

SightingDOR: RT @j2fisher: Another Dipper - Lyme Regis this week. https://t.co/w4o7V5gnhw

Tweet Date:
01/04/2017 - 20:45
Last viewed: 3 days 3 hours ago
Total views: 76
Title: Retweet

RSPBArne: RT @GarySawyer77: Amazing day of wildlife visiting @RSPBArne today, including this Common Lizard. @Natures_Voice https://t.co/THCfY2i5tk

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03/04/2017 - 10:45
Last viewed: 11 hours 46 min ago
Total views: 99
Title: Retweet

peterorchardnod: 8th April https://t.co/Lktz7TGQBz https://t.co/GJQjz3ErI4

Tweet Date:
08/04/2017 - 22:15
Last viewed: 3 days 6 hours ago
Total views: 60
Title: Retweet

DorsetBirdClub: RT @mr_mike_parker: Great day with the warblers of Arne yesterday @DorsetBirdClub @DorsetWildlife https://t.co/FUKxTuyOHg

Tweet Date:
09/04/2017 - 10:15
Last viewed: 4 days 12 hours ago
Total views: 63
Title: Retweet

CHOG_birds: RT @willgtlowe: Bluebells at Bulbarrow #dorsethour https://t.co/crsMPYYDtw

Tweet Date:
10/04/2017 - 19:30
Last viewed: 23 hours 5 min ago
Total views: 70
Title: Retweet

ianballam: RT @avonbirder: Water vole @RSPBWeymouth https://t.co/oUgRDlHW6M

Tweet Date:
10/04/2017 - 20:15
Last viewed: 1 hour 44 min ago
Total views: 73
Title: Retweet

RSPBArne: RT @LizWoodford1: Garston wood looking blue! @RSPBArne #bluebells https://t.co/6hXdAScAK4

Tweet Date:
16/04/2017 - 13:30
Last viewed: 7 hours 7 min ago
Total views: 61
Title: Retweet

CHOG_birds: RT @JoAnnunaki: early purple orchids in the North Dorset woods #DorsetHour #wildflowers #orchids #wild https://t.co/xwxwKKKSru

Tweet Date:
17/04/2017 - 20:00
Last viewed: 20 hours 39 min ago
Total views: 58
Title: Retweet

CHOG_birds: RT @JoAnnunaki: bluebells onWooland Hill #Dorset #bluebells #woods #spring #DorsetHour https://t.co/8Tb0qYg77k

Tweet Date:
17/04/2017 - 20:00
Last viewed: 19 hours 31 min ago
Total views: 33
Title: Retweet

PortlandBirdObs: RT @severnrover: Wall Lizard on Portland Bill Yesterday @PortlandBirdObs , Good numbers seen https://t.co/0CJmxoYXqX

Tweet Date:
19/04/2017 - 14:15
Last viewed: 2 days 16 hours ago
Total views: 45
Title: Retweet

SightingDOR: RT @severnrover: Cetti's warbler at Radipole lake yesterday, missed the Red bumped Swallow twice https://t.co/UZ7crnOAys

Tweet Date:
19/04/2017 - 16:45
Last viewed: 11 hours 9 min ago
Total views: 52
Title: Retweet

MartinWood14: RT @avonbirder: More otters https://t.co/83xILpEAP4

Tweet Date:
21/04/2017 - 18:15
Last viewed: 2 days 23 hours ago
Total views: 80
Title: Retweet

PortlandBirdObs: RT @stilts38: Grasshopper WarblerPortland https://t.co/nQ8ktQaQAZ

Tweet Date:
23/04/2017 - 06:45
Last viewed: 4 days 2 hours ago
Total views: 58
Title: Retweet

RSPBArne: RT @anna_allum: Look at the antennae of this male emperor moth. Another beautiful creature from @RSPBArne https://t.co/WdCx9XiwP5

Tweet Date:
24/04/2017 - 21:15
Last viewed: 3 hours 52 min ago
Total views: 54
Title: Retweet

ianballam: RT @JoKingDevon: Several #RockPipits strutting their stuff at #PortlandBill #Dorset yesterday https://t.co/oMT15EXohQ

Tweet Date:
26/04/2017 - 08:15
Last viewed: 15 hours 50 min ago
Total views: 34

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