vufallwedpres: A wide selection of grassland butterflies at Ballard Down now 19-05-17 https://t.co/6X8pYzGZpR

vufallwedpres: A wide selection of grassland butterflies at Ballard Down now 19-05-17 https://t.co/6X8pYzGZpR

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Tweet Contents A wide selection of grassland butterflies at Ballard Down now 19-05-17 https://t.co/6X8pYzGZpR
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Tweet Author Frank Gardiner
Tweet Date Friday, 19 May, 2017 - 21:30
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Common Name Adonis Blue
Scientific Name Lysandra bellargus
Interest Level
4/5
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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Marsh Harrier at Radipole

Tweet Date:
22/01/2017 - 06:45
Last viewed: 4 hours 12 min ago
Total views: 227

Pintail at LOdmoor

Tweet Date:
22/01/2017 - 05:30
Last viewed: 15 hours 44 min ago
Total views: 202

Bittern at Radipole Lake

Tweet Date:
23/01/2017 - 07:45
Last viewed: 2 days 17 min ago
Total views: 184

Short-eared owl at Portland

Tweet Date:
25/01/2017 - 06:00
Last viewed: 2 days 1 hour ago
Total views: 199

Marsh Harrier at Radipole Lake

Tweet Date:
09/03/2017 - 06:30
Last viewed: 1 hour 54 min ago
Total views: 226

SightingDOR: RT @vufallwedpres: Dartford Warbler, Hartland Moor 07-04-17 https://t.co/cLBO14Mtou

Tweet Date:
08/04/2017 - 09:15
Last viewed: 1 day 18 hours ago
Total views: 117

vufallwedpres: Waiting for his Wheatear-a-bix. Smallmouth rocks, Wyke 22-04-17 https://t.co/TG4xJRGZ9o

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22/04/2017 - 17:15
Last viewed: 1 min 16 sec ago
Total views: 132

vufallwedpres: Pied Flycatcher.. Top pony fields,, Portland 25-04-17 https://t.co/ox7K8w0m4B

Tweet Date:
26/04/2017 - 07:30
Last viewed: 2 min 21 sec ago
Total views: 81

vufallwedpres: TERNSTYLE,, The Fleet, Dorset. https://t.co/5wXajmSAJK

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28/04/2017 - 14:30
Last viewed: 2 min 35 sec ago
Total views: 107

vufallwedpres: Cerne Dukes 06-05-17 https://t.co/5bzFrIwYMN

Tweet Date:
06/05/2017 - 16:30
Last viewed: 38 sec ago
Total views: 89

vufallwedpres: Right,,, i'm going for prettiest Linnet on prettiest perch prize. Ferrybridge 07-05-17 https://t.co/PaOBOEctqK

Tweet Date:
07/05/2017 - 18:30
Last viewed: 1 min 42 sec ago
Total views: 97

vufallwedpres: That's neat, that's neat, that's neat, that's neat,,,, just love them tiger feet. https://t.co/7Bnvjbe8VW

Tweet Date:
15/05/2017 - 18:45
Last viewed: 1 day 22 hours ago
Total views: 89

vufallwedpres: A wide selection of grassland butterflies at Ballard Down now 19-05-17 https://t.co/6X8pYzGZpR

Tweet Date:
19/05/2017 - 21:30
Last viewed: 13 hours 1 min ago
Total views: 91

vufallwedpres: Spot the witch,,, Mother Shipton arrives on the heath. No its not Theresa May 22-05-17 https://t.co/QQNlkq82Y6

Tweet Date:
22/05/2017 - 06:15
Last viewed: 1 min 4 sec ago
Total views: 79

vufallwedpres: My first Hairy Dragonfly of the season, only weeks behind everyone else. 27-05-17 https://t.co/UbWc3AVvm9

Tweet Date:
27/05/2017 - 08:15
Last viewed: 3 min 13 sec ago
Total views: 80

vufallwedpres: Large black & white fly, anybody got an ID,, looks like a biter to me, but what do i know. https://t.co/KRuwtjY2Lo

Tweet Date:
28/05/2017 - 17:00
Last viewed: 1 min 29 sec ago
Total views: 79

vufallwedpres: Male Marsh Harrier from the New Screen RSPB Radipole. 07-06-17 https://t.co/Pk676o8fug

Tweet Date:
08/06/2017 - 08:00
Last viewed: 3 min 40 sec ago
Total views: 68

vufallwedpres: The backwards take-off of the Blue-tailed Damselfly, Lodmoor 14-06-17 https://t.co/DdMPhnQxTD

Tweet Date:
14/06/2017 - 22:15
Last viewed: 51 sec ago
Total views: 69

vufallwedpres: Everything is two to three weeks early at Alner's Gorse. https://t.co/3vRCA2lEQq

Tweet Date:
26/06/2017 - 07:45
Last viewed: 10 hours 28 min ago
Total views: 43

vufallwedpres: Valezina form female, Silver-washed Fritillary, Alner's Gorse, Dorset. https://t.co/hlFR9P1Ztq

Tweet Date:
28/06/2017 - 11:45
Last viewed: 2 min 7 sec ago
Total views: 74

vufallwedpres: High over Loddy today,, a Peregrine catches a pigeon in level flight. https://t.co/cGgJ5b2Q3Y

Tweet Date:
30/06/2017 - 21:15
Last viewed: 3 min 27 sec ago
Total views: 51

vufallwedpres: Three White-letter Hairstreaks deigned to come lower than the tree-tops at Alner's Gorse yesterday.01-07-17 https://t.co/MpEZxWr4xU

Tweet Date:
02/07/2017 - 07:15
Last viewed: 2 min 47 sec ago
Total views: 54

vufallwedpres: Black Darter, Purbeck, Dorset. 02-07-17 https://t.co/O4Ywtejss5

Tweet Date:
02/07/2017 - 15:30
Last viewed: 3 min 54 sec ago
Total views: 36

vufallwedpres: Med Gull, one of a small flock at Ferrybridge. 05-07-17 https://t.co/QBkudi3HC5

Tweet Date:
06/07/2017 - 07:45
Last viewed: 14 sec ago
Total views: 28

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