Wildlife in my local patch

Hampshire UK

July 27, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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Caterpillars at Arne

We had a great time at Arne at the weekend but as well as being a reptile weekend it was a good caterpillar weekend. Some of the best included: Stripy Cinnibar moth caterpillars on the common ragwort plant dotted about, … Continue reading

July 15, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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In search of the elusive Purple Emperor

Yesterday I had a review day at school so Mum and I visited Straits Enclosure near Alice Holt forest in Hampshire, a known stronghold of the Purple Emperor butterfly. It was a warm, sunny day with a bit of a breeze … Continue reading