Butterfly and Moth Pictures By Species


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This is a compilation of all the butterfly pictures I have taken, collected into one page and categorised according to species. If you find any mistakes or can identify any of the pictures found in the 'Unidentified Butterflies' or 'Unidentified Moths' section then please let me know and I will make any appropriate updates.

New 2016 = New entry for 2016. New 2015 = New entry for 2015. New 2014 = New entry for 2014. New 2013 = New entry for 2013. New 2012 = New entry for 2012.
2016 = I last saw this butterfly or moth in 2016 (may or may not have photographed it). Or I last saw it in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012. No entry means earlier than 2012.

Quick Jump Index:

British Butterflies (1411)

British Moths (617) Unidentified British Moths (23) World Butterflies and Moths (323) Unidentified World Butterflies and Moths (93)


Location Reference

These links provide a reference using Streetmap to the locations I have mentioned in my pages. Simply click on a link and it should open up a streetmap page with an arrow pointing to the location.

Aldbury Nowers: Lay by on road close to entrance.
Aquadrome: TODO
Aston Rowant: Bald Hill where Silver Spotted Skippers were found. Park at Cowbleaze Wood, cross the road, up the track and a gate on the left provides access to Bald Hill.
Barnhill / Fryent Country Park: The pond at the top of the hill.
Bernwood Meadow: TODO
Bicester Airfield: Note: Access is restricted to gliding club members only.
Bison Hill: Entrance car park.
Blakeney: Car park. Walk north along the embankment for the butterflies.
Broxbourne Wood: Entrance car park.
Catfield: Between Catfield town and Barton Broad at end of unpaved road.
Chobham Common: Park in carpark to left of arrow near roundabout.
Crooked Mile: Lay by / place to park.
Denbies Hillside: Top of hill (there is a pay and display car park near by).
Durdle Door: Near Lulworth Cove: TODO
Fineshade Woods: Large pay and display car park at the site.
Fermyn Woods: Park at the entrance to the track on the south side of the road.
Glapthorn Cow Pasture: Park on the track off the south side of the road then cross over and into the SE corner of the reserve.
Gunnersbury Park: Car park.
Gunnersbury Triangle: Entrance.
Hell Coppice: TODO
Holme Dunes: Car park and Visitor Centre.
Horsenden Hill: Car park.
How Hill: TODO
Hurst Castle: Lighthouse and castle where I saw the Glanville Fritillaries.
Ivinghoe Beacon: Entrance car park.
Lasham Airfield: Note: Access is restricted to gliding club members only.
Lulworth Cove: TODO
Oaken Wood: Is adjacent to Tugley Wood. It can be accessed from Tugley Wood or from the road on its East side.
Oakley Wood: Car park.
Oversley Wood: Car park.
Park Corner Heath: Entrance.
Park Wood, Ruislip: Arrow points to area where Heath Fritillary was spotted.
Seven Barrows: Car park and Marsh Fritillary field.
Sewell Cutting / Totternhoe Knolls: Best parking is in a car park in nearby Totternhoe, although the end of Sewell Lane seems OK.
Sharpenhoe Clappers: Entrance car park.
Stockley Park: Area is both sides of the bridge, and all around the perimeter of the golf course, including the swamp and meadow near the canal.
Strumpshaw Fen: TODO
Sundon Hills: Next to Sharpenhoe Clappers. TODO
Tugley Wood: We parked at the entrance at the end of the path to the northwest of the arrow.
Whitecross Green Wood: TODO


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