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This single-brooded butterfly can be found in most months of the year, although peak flight times are in April and May as the hibernating adults emerge, and again in August when their offspring reach adulthood.
This butterfly can be seen at any time of the year, occasionally awakening on warm winter days. The butterfly emerges from hibernation in March, giving rise to the next generation which appears at the end of June and start of July and can be seen in August.
Adults emerge at the end of June in favourable years, peaking at the end of July and early August
Overwintering pupae emerge as early as the first week of April in a typical year, with the next generation emerging at the end of July and early August
Seen in gardens surrounding Tincombe. The adult butterflies lay eggs from May to June and then July to September. This means you can find cabbage white caterpillars on your brassicas from late spring through to autumn
Adults can be seen from the middle of June to the end of September
Adults fly from the beginning of April, through May and into June.
These migrants can be seen from late March as they start to arrive on our shores and numbers build up in May and June as further migrants arrive from the continent. These breed and give rise to the next generation that peaks in early August but may be seen in September.
Adults may be seen at any time of the year, with warm weather waking them from hibernation. The majority emerge from hibernation at the end of March and beginning of April. These mate and ultimately give rise to the next generation that emerges at the end of July.
Peacocks may be seen throughout the year but there is build up in May and June as migrants arrive from the continent. These breed and give rise to the next generation of adults with a peak of emergence between mid-August and early October.
There is one generation each year, with adults emerging in the second half of June, peaking in mid-July, with a few individuals continuing into August.
The first adults appear from mid-April or early May, depending on season, with the last adults seen in October. Small Coppers typically have 2 or 3 generations each year, depending on the weather, with 4 generations in extremely good years.
First-brood adults typically emerge in late April, peaking around the middle of May. The second brood, which is always stronger than the first brood, starts to emerge in early July. However, in good years, the second brood may emerge in late June and give rise to a third brood. Seen through until September.
Adults Speckled Woods can be seen as early as March or as late as October. There are 2 or 3 generations, depending on weather conditions.
Adult butterflies can be seen at any time of the year, even on the last days of December or first days of January if the temperature is high enough to wake them from hibernation. However, adults normally emerge from hibernation at the end of March and start of April.