First sighting today!

The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! Had our first unconfirmed visitor sightings today at around 2:30. It seems they may have emerged on exactly the same day as last year!

It’s very likely that these individuals are early and it’s probably going to be a little while before the population really starts to get going as the thyme across the site is still mostly in its very early stages.

A word of warning; plenty of visitors today went home without seeing any LB’s at all, and these few sightings are by no means a guarantee that visitors in the near future will be certain (or even likely) to see this amazing butterfly.

This is excellent news though and a really good sign that more are likely to follow.

From Collard Hill, Jono, The Large Blue Ranger.



One thought on “First sighting today!

  1. Hi Jono, it was good meeting you on Friday 🙂 We didn’t get to Collard Hill but saw lots of interesting beasties at Lytes Cary Manor instead 🙂
    We’ll be watching your blog to see the first photo’d sightings of LB – and hope you get your swim 😉

    Best wishes
    3 escaped mums from Southampton 😀

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