ADUR NATURE NOTES 2017
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November 2017

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FEATURES
 

13 November 2017

"Mill Hill through the Seasons"
Illustrated Talk by Andy Horton
for the Horsham Natural History Society




WILDLIFE REPORTS
 

6 November 2017
A distinct chill (just above freezing) in the morning but weak sunshine in the afternoon which encouraged a Red Admiral Butterfly to leave the Ivy on the southern part of Mill Hill, and a Clouded Yellow to flutter rapidly over the lower slopes. The Clouded Yellow was probably a  mating pair in flight? A Kestrel hovered above the plateau in the fading light.
Adur Butterfly List 2017

At midday I headed off to Mill Hill where we counted at least 10 Clouded Yellow (some in fresh condition) several Red Admiral and a Large White, all photographed. 


NB: This was the first recorded local Large White in November.
Adur Butterfly Flight Times

2 November 2017

Wall Lizards

All four Wall Lizards, Podarcis muralis, had lost their original tails by Shoreham Fort. Three adults and a young one with a stumpy tail quickly skitted into holes. 
Adur Lizards 2017

1 November 2017
There was very little that moved and not much colour on Mill Hill: notably three Clouded Yellow Butterflies were spotted restlessly fluttering over the lower slopes. 
 
 

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