As an ecologist and biodiversity researcher and recorder, the author visits a wide range of rural and urban habitats mainly close to his home in Sedlescombe near Hastings, East Sussex, UK. The weblog covers the full spectrum of wildlife, from mammals to microbes. As well as details of encounters with England’s flora and fauna, information on where to see species of interest is often given.
Monday, May 12, 2008
Dingy skipper (Erynnis tages) returns
After a gap of 11 years I have seen the dingy skipper butterfly on the wing in Brede High Woods here in East Sussex.
This is now a national Priority Species because it has been in rapid decline, so this is a good sign.