Northants Sightings 2019
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2nd: In Dingley 1 Comma.
27th: In Horton 1 Red Admiral.
At Ring Haw near Old Sulehey 2 Small Tortoiseshell.
In a Rushden garden 2 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Corby Old village 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
Near Corby Sewage Works 3 Comma.
In Old village 1 Small Tortoiseshell and at nearby Cherry Hill 1 Comma.
At Wilson’s Pits in the Nene Wetlands 1 Brimstone, 1 Small Tortoiseshell and 1 Peacock.
In Denford 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Salcey Forest 1 Comma.
At Harrington Airfield 1 Red Admiral, 1 Peacock and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Fineshade Wood 2 Brimstone and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Bucknell Wood 4 Brimstone and 2 Comma.
26th: In Rushden 2 Brimstone and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Brackmills Wood 11 Brimstone and 3 Comma.
In Wootton in Northampton 1 Peacock and 2 Comma.
In Whistley Wood 1 Comma.
In a Nether Heyford garden 1 Peacock.
In Beckett’s Park in Northampton 1 Small White.
In a Great Oakley garden 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Great Doddington 5 Brimstone and 3 Small Tortoiseshell.
In a Wollaston garden 1 Brimstone and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
Along Merry Tom Lane near Brixworth 2 Small Tortoiseshell.
Along the River Ise near Wellingborough 2 Brimstone and 11 Small Tortoiseshell.
Around the Nene Wetlands reserve 10 Brimstone and 4 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Upper Boddington 2 Brimstone and 1 Comma.
At Northampton University campus 1 Brimstone.
At Thomas Beckett School 1 Brimstone.
At Harlestone Heath 2 Brimstone and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
25th: In Kettering Town Centre the 1st Small White of the year was seen along with 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Castle Ashby 1 Comma.
In a Brackley garden 4 Brimstone and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In a Kettering garden 2 Brimstone.
In Irchester Country Park 5 Comma.
In Everdon Stubbs 1 Brimstone.
At Stanwick Lakes 1 Brimstone, 1 Comma and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Northampton 1 Brimstone in Barley Hill road and 2 Peacock in Bideford Close.
In Ravensthorpe 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Overstone Road in Sywell 1 Brimstone and 1 Red Admiral.
24th: In Bucknell Wood 17 Brimstone and 2 Comma.
In Cogenhoe 1 Brimstone and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In a Daventry garden 1 Brimstone and in another garden in the same town 1 Brimstone, 1 Red Admiral and 2 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Eydon 1 Brimstone.
In Finedon Cally Banks reserve 1 Brimstone, 4 Comma, 2 Peacock and 3 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Glapthorn Cow Pastures 6 Brimstone, 1 Peacock and 2 Comma.
At Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadows 3 Brimstone, 2 Small Tortoiseshell and 1 Comma.
In Isham 1 Brimstone.
In Moulton village 1 Brimstone and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In Old village 4 Brimstone.
In Pinewood road in Northampton 1 Comma.
At Ravensthorpe reservoir 1 Brimstone.
In Crick 1 Brimstone.
In Wicksteeds 1 Brimstone, 4 Comma, 2 Peacock and 3 Small Tortoiseshell.
At Summer Leys 6 Brimstone.
In the Lazy Acre area of Thrapston 1 Brimstone.
At Titchmarsh reserve 1 Brimstone.
In Weldon Industrial Estate in Corby 1 Brimstone.
In Wellingborough along Northampton road 4 Brimstone.
In Higham Ferrers 1 Brimstone, 1 Comma and 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
23rd: At Finedon Cally Banks reserve the 1st Painted Lady of the year was seen along with 1 Peacock and 4 Small Tortoiseshell.
In a Brackley garden 12 Brimstone.
In Brampton Wood 2 Brimstone.
In a Brixworth garden 1 Brimstone.
In Coton 1 Brimstone.
In a Great Doddington garden 3 Brimstone.
In a New Duston garden 1 Brimstone.
Along the A45 near Hunsbury area of Northampton 2 Brimstone.
In Old Village 1 Brimstone.
In Pinewood Road in Northampton 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
In a Barton Seagrave garden 1 Brimstone and 1 Comma.
In Salcey Forest 13 Brimstone and 2 Comma.
At Summer Leys 1 Comma.
In Wellingborough 1 Brimstone.
In a Yelvertoft garden 1 Red Admiral.
22nd: In a Daventry garden 1 Brimstone.
In Finedon 1 Brimstone in a garden and another in adjacent fields.
In Glapthorn Cow pastures 1 Comma.
In Glapthorn village 2 Brimstone.
In New Duston estate 1 Brimstone.
In Orlingbury 2 Brimstone.
21st: Single Brimstones were seen in Old Stratford, in the Lazy Acre area of Thrapston, in Hanging Houghton,
along Cliftonville road and Foot Meadow in Northampton and by the Grand Union Canal near Braunston.
In a Northampton garden 1 Small Tortoiseshell and 1 Comma.
In Burton Latimer 1 Comma.
In an Oundle garden 1 Peacock.
19th: In Wilbarston 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
17th: Single Brimstones in Fineshade Wood and along the A605 near Grafton Regis.
15th: In London Road Cemetery in Kettering 2 Red Admiral and 3 Small Tortoiseshell.
14th: The first Peacock of the year was seen along the Brampton Valley Way south of Brixworth.
The first Small Tortoiseshell of the year was seen in a Finedon garden.
At Brackmills Industrial Estate in Northampton 1 Brimstone and 1 Red Admiral.
In Norton 1 Brimstone.
In a Northampton garden 1 Brimstone.
13th:In Pintail Bay at Pitsford Reservoir 1 Brimstone.
In Salcey Forest south 2 Brimstone.
11th: In a Hardingstone garden 1 Comma.
25th: In Oundle churchyard 1 Red Admiral.
8th: In Fineshade Wood 1 Red Admiral.