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Beaufort Hill

Ponds & Woodlands

A Local Nature Reserve &

Community Green Flag Award Winner

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Awarded for seven consecutive years

Biodiversity of the Woodlands - Page 3.  

DRAGONFLIES

Pararge aegeria (Speckled Wood)

Thymelicus sylvestris     (Small Skipper)

Celastrina argiolus   (Holly Blue)

 Polyommatus icarus  (Common Blue)

Vanessa cardui  (Painted Lady)

Pieris napi   (Green-veined White )

Aphantopus hyperantus  (Ringlet)

Aglais io (Peacock)  

Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)

Macrothylacia rubi   (Fox Moth larva)

Biston betularia   (Peppered)

Sympetrum striolatum   (Common Darter)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common Blue)

MOTHS

Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown)

The images below  have been taken by  members and visitors to the site and are being continually added,  we are not experts, so please correct us, if you think we have identified them incorrectly.

BUTTTERFLIES.

Coenonympha pamphilus   (Small Heath)

Zygaena filipendulae  (Six Spot Burnet)

Scotopteryx chenopodiata  (Shaded Broad Bar)

Aeshna grandis   (Brown Hawker)

Vanessa atalanta  (Red Admiral)

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Pieris rapae (Small White)

For detailed information on moths, please visit the UK Moths website by clicking HERE.

For detailed information on Dragonlies and Damselflies, please visit the Dragonfly Society website by clicking HERE

For detailed information on butterflies, please visit the Butterfly conservation website by clicking HERE.

DAMSELFLIES

Epirrhoe alternata   (Common Carpet)