On Sunday 24th July, I had an afternoon walk at Coatham Wood near Long Newton. The warm afternoon sunshine was also enjoyed by the Butterflies, Moths and Dragonflies. The follwing species were recorded:
Butterflies: 12 Meadow Brown, 16 Large Skipper, 10 Large White, 8 Small Skipper, 1 Small White, 16 Small Tortoiseshell, 11 Small Heath, 1 Green-veined Butterfly and 1 Comma.
Moths: 1 Yellowshell Moth, 2 Shaded Board-bar and 1 Udea Lutealis.
Dragonfly: 1 Brown Hawker.
Mammals: Rabbit & Stoat.