White Letter Hairstreak found at Downhead

(October 29, 2012)

White Letter Hairstreak Egg

Our local butterfly recorder, Mark Fletcher, has confirmed that he found 3 White-Letter Hairstreak eggs on elm at Downhead. The nearest place to see White-letter Hairstreaks (in Somerset) is Great Breach wood and Copley wood besides Hurcott, Littleton and Compton Dundon. For more information see:

http://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/species.php?species=w-album

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