Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Survey Reports 2014

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f = glowing females, m = males, l = larvae. * = Site not previously reported. Date of maximum numbers only is shown. Links are given only for publicly accessible sites. Please note that the arrows on the linked maps are only accurate to within 100-200 metres, so do not go on to private land or a garden on the basis of the arrow alone. Information is supplied on the basis of reports received and we can't guarantee that you will see any!
For more information about the UK Glow Worm Survey or to report where you've seen one, please go to www.glowworms.org.uk

24 December
Ramsey Island, Pembrokeshire, 1l See photo on Twitter

1 October
Puttles Bridge, Brockenhurst, New Forest (SU272029)*, 1l (glowing, 7 pm)

15 September
Marnhull, Somerset (ST800186)*, 1f

10 September
Pewley Down, Guildford, Surrey (TQ 01262 48760), 1f. (Here is a link to all recent sightings)
Bovey Tracey, Devon (private estate), 2f
Holywell, Cornwall (SW 76533 58974), at least 1 female plus glowing larvae.

7 September
Benenden, Kent (TQ 81034 32227)*, 1f

3 September
A4155, Medmenham, Bucks (SU802846)*, 2f

1 September
Fobbing, Essex (garden), 1f

31 August
Noss Mayo, Devon (SX543467)*, 1f

23 August
Foxendown Lane, Meopham, Kent (TQ 65420 66063)*, 1f

21 August
Glynde, W Sussex (TQ4577308271), 1f

20 August
Chiddingstone Causeway, Kent (TQ520462), 1f
Sowden Lane, Lympstone, Devon (SX991836), 20f

19 August
Bindon Hill, Lulworth, Dorset (SY824801)*, 3f

17 August
Old London Road, Mickleham, Surrey (TQ 17082 52838)*, 2f
Bough Beech, Kent (TQ495468), 5f (more had been seen earlier in the season)

16 August
Glynde, W Sussex (garden), 1f

15 August
Rendlesham Forest (TM351483), ~60 adults and larvae
North Wootton, Somerset (ST565416), 8f

13 August
Houghton, W Sussex (private land), 2f
Westhall, Suffolk (TM422802), 1f

10 August
Pitney, Langport, Somerset (garden)*, 3f
Cadbury Castle, Somerset (ST631253), 2f

9 August
Leigh, Kent (TQ544459)*, 1f
Cranmore, Somerset (ST666429)*, 1f
Glenridding, Cumbria (NY 36930 17352), 1f

8 August 
Lydney Lake, Glos (SO 63755 02482), 1f
Hodge Close, Cumbria (NY317019), 5l

7 August
Benfleet Downs, Essex (awaiting details), 3f
Lympstone, Devon (SX994832), ~20f
Holywell Bay, Cornwall (SW766590), 3f

6 August
River path, Goring-on-Thames (SU602820)*, 26f, 6l
Angarrack, Hayle, Cornwall (SW587378)*, 4f
Snape Warren, Suffolk (TM403583),* 38f

5 August
Staplehurst, Kent (garden), 1f

4 August
Galmpton, Devon (SX 68619 40439), 3f

2 August
Cobham, Kent (private land), 1f
Sewards Copse, Fernhurst, Sussex (SU 90163 27803)*, 2f

1 August
Union Drove, Langport, Somerset (ST434279), 1f

31 July
Lane, Maker Heights, Rame Head, Cornwall*, 2f
Beer Head, Devon (SY227886), 5f

30 July
Winscombe, Somerset (ST415567), 1f
Bullo Pill, Glos (SO689100), 1f
Whitchurch-on-Thames, Berks (private land)*, 3f
Edenbridge, Kent (private land), 4f
Gunton Warren, Lowestoft, Suffolk (TM 549 958)*, 2f in cuttings of gorse and beech trees

29 July
A37, Cary Fitzpaine, Somerset (ST542269), 10+f

28 July
Cam Long Down, Glos (ST773995), 2f
Mont Rossignol, Jersey, 2f
Wentwood, Monmouthshire (ST425944), 1f

27 July
Fittleworth Common, W Sussex (TQ 01351 18842), 2f
Batts Lane, Pulborough, W Sussex (TQ064184)*, 3f
Willow Lane, Paddock Wood, Kent (TQ690442), 2f

26 JulyDisused railway, N Elmham, Norfolk (TF 99166 22025), 20f
Burwash, Sussex (garden)*, 1f
Seend, Wilts (opp. Barge PH) (ST932614), 19f seen along towpath for 1 mile west of this.
Alver Valley Country Park, Lee on the Solent, Hants (awaiting location)*, 4f
Birtley Green, Shamley Green, Surrey (garden)*, 3f
Streat Lane, Streat, E Sussex (TQ 35275 17183)*, 4f
Pepperbox Hill, Wilts (SU213248), 1f
Cuilfail, Lewes, E Sussex (garden), 1f
Rufus Castle, Portland, Dorset (SY700715), 1f
Sculthorpe, Norfolk (private land), 2f, 25l

25 July
Twitten Lane, Otford, Kent (TQ509595)*, 3f
Higher Ivytree, Stokeinteignhead, Devon (SX911709), 5f
West Wycombe Mausoleum, Bucks (SU827949), 1f
Irchester, Northants (SP935655)*, 15-20f

24 July
Chestnut Street, Sittingbourne, Kent (garden)*, 1f
West Bay, Dorset (SY 46478 90455), 3f

23 July
Stow Maries, Essex, 11f along roadsides between TQ834993 and TQ822989
Melbury Hill, Dorset (ST 87228 20139)*, 1f
Shermanbury, W Sussex (garden)*, 1f
Strete Gate Car Park, Slapton, Devon (SX 834 455), 2f
Cefn Pawl Graveyard, Powys (SO 07279 70550)*, 3f
Riddlesdown, Purley, Surrey (TQ 33267 60035), 1f
St Leonards, Ferndown, Dorset (SU 10580 01871)*, 1f
Steyning Rifle Range, W Sussex (TQ166111), 1f + 3l at TQ163109

22 July
Bowbridge Lock,Stroud, Gloucestershire (SO857042)*, 1f

21 July
Low Ham, Somerset (ST424295), 30f to ST425299
Watlington, Oxon (private land), 1f
Knatts Valley, W Kingsdown, Kent (TQ 56405 63806)*, 1f

20 July
Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, Creech St Mary (ST 287 260), 5f
West Camel, Somerset (ST578247)*, 5f
Bramley, Hants (garden), 1f

19 July
Wickham Bishops, Essex (private land), 1f
Tisbury, Wilts (ST939298)*, 1f
Gatehouse Lane, Burgess Hill, W Sussex (TQ291199)*, 6f
Buckland St Mary, Somerset (ST271129)*, 1f
Stifford Green, Essex (TQ598801), 12+f
Challow Hill, Corfe, Dorset (SY 9686 8215)*, 4f
Upper Colaton Lane, Thorverton, Devon (SS928027), 18f

18 July
Saunderton, Bucks (SU 82028 98592)*, 4f
Fittleworth, E Sussex, 8f
Charmouth, Dorset (private land), 20f
Hartland Moor, Dorset (SY961851), 8f
Shawford, Hants (SU472247), 2f
Wembury, Devon (SX518485), 3f
Roborough Common, Devon (SX522651), 3f, 16 l
Rushmere Country Park, Beds (SP914277), 1f
Grove, Portland (SY698726), 24f

17 July
Crosshill, Ayrshire (garden)*, 7f
Becton Bunny, Barton on Sea, Hants (SZ 25211 92687)*, 1f
Hamble Common, Hampshire (SU480062), 3f
Juniper Hill, Mickleham, Surrey (private land), 1f
Donhead St Mary, Dorset (garden), 1f
Bolnore,  W Sussex (TQ324226)*, 5-8f near pond.

16 July
Elhampark Wood, Kent (TR1670945889), 1f
Bilting, Kent  (garden), 2f
Benfleet station, Essex, 1f 
Adam Bridge, Audley End, Essex (TL521380)*, 2f visible from bridge.
Gloucester Golf Course (SO 84143 14405), 7f
Chorleywood, Herts (garden), 1f
Bracelet Bay Mumbles. Swansea (SS627872)*, 5f  
Cold Ash, Berks (garden), 1f
Church Lane, Stow Maries, Essex (TQ834993), 1f
West Cornwall Golf Course, Lelant (SW548377), 7f


15 July
Fawler, Oxon (SP370171), 15f, plus 5f in garden
Belton Way, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex (TQ826859), 4f
Hothfield, Kent (garden)*, 2f
Coast Path, Wembury, Devon (SX506485), 14f, 2m (none seen on 12th)
Hatton, Warks (private land)*, 1f, 1l
Warehorne, Ashford, Kent (private land)*, 5f
Loosley Row, Bucks (garden), 5f
Fladbury, Worcs (SO 989467), 3f
Ashenground & Bolnore Nature Reserve, W Sussex (TQ325228), 10f

14 July
Hayle, Cornwall (private land), 1f
Newton Blossomville, Bucks (SP9247451279), 3fPratts Bottom, Kent (garden)*, 2f
Claypitshills Wood, Billericay, Essex (TQ 70608 94428)*, 1f
Hedsor, Bucks (private land)*, 1f
Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks (SP967170), 12f

13 July
Bishampton, Worcs (SP009506), 1f
Kirtlington Quarry, Oxon (SP494199)*, 1f
Sculthorpe, Norfolk, 1f
Longfield, Kent (TQ597686), 1f, 1m
Knowlton Rings, Dorset (SU024103), 25f

12 July
Lawn Road, Ashleworth, Glos (SO799264)*, 30f
Cherry Hinton East Pit Cambs (TL484557), 28f
A27, Ranscombe Hill, E Sussex (TQ433088)*, 7f
Sandbrook Lane, North Cadbury, Somerset (ST638283)*, 12f
Slugwash Lane, Wivelsfield Green, E Sussex (TQ35053 21254)*, 1f
Westridge Wood, Glos (ST753942), 1f

11 July
Spade Oak Nature Reserve, Little Marlow, Bucks, SU882874, 11f
Elstow, Bedford (garden)*, 1f in garden adjacent to railway line
Birchill, Devon (garden)*, 2f
Four Elms, Kent (TQ470482)*, 1f
Grand Union Canal, Boxmoor, Herts (TL034062), 20f
Portland Bill, Dorset (SY681690), 11f
Queen Camel, Somerset (ST590243), 36f scattered around village

10 July
Beaminster, Dorset (garden)*, 1f
Dundas Aqueduct, Kennet & Avon Canal (ST 78445 62679), 1f
Bredon Hill, Glos (SO945383), 18f
Thetford Forest, Norfolk (TL84688727)*, 2f
Pulborough, W Sussex (garden), 1f

9 July
Havant Bridleway, Deerslaughter Plain, Hants (SU7081009463)*, 1f
Havant Thicket, Hants (SU 71094 10365), 8f
Wrecclesham Railway Line /Sand pits (SU819449), 2f
Churchill, Devon (garden)*, 1f
Lavington Common, W Sussex (SU947186), 1f

8 July
3 km W of Westbury, Wilts (private land), 1f

7 July
Aylesham, Kent (garden)*, 1f
Poltimore, Devon (garden), 3f
Pixham, Dorking, Surrey (garden)*, 2f
Combe Hill, Keinton Mandeville, Somerset (ST5500831445), 3f

6 July
Bickleigh, Devon (garden)*, 8f
Meopham, Kent (garden)*, 1f
Pontrilas, Herefordshire (garden)*, 1f
Common Lane, Keinton Mandeville (ST 55070 29905), 3f + 2f at ST 54848 29491

5 July
Between Ashington and Dial Post, W Sussex (private land)*, 3f
Henley Football Club, Oxon (SU 77040 81684)*, 1f
Shawford Down, Winchester (SU471250), 27f, 5m
Croxley Green, Herts (private land), 2f
Portsdown, Portsmouth (SU682061), 4f
Cycle path, Saltford, Somerset (ST687676), 1f
Bitton, Somerset (ST676693), 4f
Port Gaverne, Cornwall (private land)*, 1f
A48, Westbury-on-Severn, Glos (SO711144), 3f
Hazeley Lane, Twyford, Hants (SU498250)*, 7f
Alners Gorse, Sturminster Newton, Dorset (ST 736104)*, 2f

4 July
Three Oaks, E Sussex (garden)*, 2f
Dunstable Downs, Beds (TL007195), 22f, 1l
Wildmoor Woods NR, Sandhurst, Berks (SU84706330), 2f (one at SU85016316)
High Wycombe, Bucks (private land), 1f
Gore End Road, Ball Hill, Hants (SU418635), 4f

3 July
Ox Hill, Malvern, Worcs (SO 800 441)*, 10f +
The Down, Lamberhurst, Kent (garden)*, 1f (first seen in 40 years)
Potterne Wood, Verwood, Dorset (SU1001507573)*, 5f
Lenham, Kent (TQ904527), 4f
Lullingstone Lane, Kent (TQ534652), 12f
Chantry Lane, Beaminster, Dorset  (ST478024)*, 5f
Crowhurst, Kent (TQ775127), 7f

2 July
Whitlock's End/Wythall, Warks (SP096765)*, 2f on railway embankment
Pennard Burrows, Gower (SS 54417 88305), 2f
Bere Woods, Havant Thicket, Hants (SU7218310588), 25f, 7m around woods
Figsbury Ring, Wilts (SU188338), 29f, 3m
Thorndon Country Park (North), Brentwood, Essex (awaiting position), 2f
Ramsdown Plantation, Hurn, Dorset (SZ131970), 1f
Holt Pound Inclosure, Alice Holt Forest Hants (SU810440), 3f
Caversham Heights, Berks (garden), 2f
A26 between Barming and Teston, Kent (TQ 71716 54273), 11f spread along stretch of road
Winding Stonard, New Forest (SU239112), 3f
Spreading Oak, New Forest (SU239106), 4f
Fritham Cross, New Forest (SU240106), 7f
Crowborough, Sussex (TQ531295), 1f
Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood, Essex (TQ605916), 2f
Oughton Head Common, Hitchin, Herts (TL 166302), 8f, 5m
Northill, Beds (private land)*, 2f

1 July
Streatley, Berks (SU590807), 1f  'Opposite The Bull pub garden'
Ham Hill Country Park. Somerset (ST4786017187)*, 1f
Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, beside railway line and in fields (TQ 68277 83227), 5f
North Cheriton, Somerset (garden), 6f
Mixbury, Bucks (SP61700 34478)*, 2f

30 June
Clee Hill, Salop (garden)*, 2f
Creeksea, Essex (TQ932957), 20f, 1m (plus 3f in Ferry Road north of railway)
Perryfields Butterfly Reserve, Portland, Dorset (SY695713), 5f
Inner Hope, Devon (garden), 1f
Tixover, Rutland (garden), 1f

29 June
Tenterden, Kent (private land), 1f
Horsford Common, Norfolk (TG 18335 17443)*, 7f
Gurnard Pines, Isle of Wight*, 5f
Steephill, Ventnor, IoW (garden)*, 1f
Great Orme, Conwy (SH766824), 4f
Town Common, Hurn, Dorset (SZ137975), 1f
Hollands Wood, New Forest (SU 30797 04474), 1f
Dersingham Bog, Norfolk (TF 66401 28579), 2f

28 June
Redbrook Street, Kent (garden)*, 1f
West Horrington, Somerset (ST572476), 1f
Markbeech, Kent (garden), 1f
Pett, E Sussex (private land), 3f
Theberton, Suffolk (TM437659), 1f behind church
North Dorset Trailway, Sturminster Newton (ST 79673 13961), 1f
Arne RSPB, Dorset (SY971876), 2f (1 by car park, 1 in lane)
Cors Caron NR, Tregaron, Ceredigion (SN 69305 62737), 5f

27 June
Aston Rowant NNR, Oxon (SU726969), 44f, 4m, 2l seen on public glow-worm evening. 
Grand Union Canal, Boxmoor, Herts (TL03389 06258), 21f
Llandrillo, Denbighshire (garden), 1f

26 June
Borough Green, Kent (garden)*, 1f
Old Railway path, Wooburn, Bucks (SU 90671 87985), 2f, 1m
Wilbraham Fen, Cambs (TL517593), 4f
Canford Heath Canyon, Dorset (SZ 01806 95992)*, 3f
Chilham, Kent (garden), 1f (under the car)
Newbourne, Suffolk (garden), 8f
Wasdale Head, Cumbria (NY 18353 07779), 2f

25 June
A2 underpass, Bean, Kent (TQ594725)*, 1f
Kilndown, Kent (garden)*, 1f
Askam Beach, Cumbria (SD 20852 76772), 8f, 5l
Longdon, Worcs (garden), 1f
Droitwich Community Woods (SO8815362176), 3f
Munt's Wood, Saunderton, Bucks (SU 81643 98738), 1f, plus 1f at SU 81018 99338.
Copthall Railway Walk & Copthall Old Common, London NW7 (TQ 23273 91401), 6f
Mellis, Suffolk (garden), 1f
Elvedon Forest, Suffolk, (private land), 1f

24 June
Thurgoland (Trans Pennine Trail), S Yorks (SK 296 999), 44f
Graffham, W Sussex (private land), 6f
Bovisand, Devon (SX492505), 3f
Webbington Road, Crook Peak, Somerset (ST393550), 1f
Nr Ipplepen, Devon (garden), 1f
Idmiston Arch, Wilts (SU200371), 1f
Creech St Michael, Somerset (ST276256)*, 1f on canal towpath
Nicky Line, Redbourn, Herts (TL 112 122), 4f

23 June
Marshalls Heath, Herts (TL161149), 3f
Disused railway, Harpenden (TL156145)*, 8f
Nr Trusham, Devon (house)*, 1f  (found on bedroom carpet at 4am!)
A283, Upper Beeding, Sussex (TQ1977809405)*, 7f
Bere Alston, Devon (garden), 1f
Faygate, W Sussex (TQ 21743 34296), 1f
Stoke Path, Devon (SX563463), 1f
Clowes Wood, Whitstable, Kent (TR125635), 91f seen on circular track around wood and road from A299
Frenchmoor Wood, Hants (SU275284)*, 1f

22 June
Kirdford, Sussex (private land)*, 7f
A 616 Markland Grips, Derbys (SK 51249 75321), 30f, 6m
Bucknell Wood, Shropshire (SO336737)*, 4f
Chardstock, Devon (garden), 2f
Timsbury, Somerset (house) 1l (in bedroom!)
Horning, Norfolk (private land), 6f

21 June
Dunmow Road, Bishops Stortford (TL524214)*, 5f, 1m
The Parc, Llandyfrydog, Anglesey (SH448866), 12f. Also 4f at SH448866.
Bedgebury Forest, Kent (TQ727335), 6f
South Heighton, E Sussex (TQ453032)*, 12f
Southwick Hill, W Sussex (TQ238076), 27f, 5m
Ingleby Incline, N Yorks (NZ596045), 50f +
Devil's Dyke, nr Brighton (TQ265101–TQ266110), 20f +
Freshwater East, Pembs (SS014978), 3f in car park
The Boltons, Wootton Bridge, IoW (SZ549920), 10f
Duncannon Lane, Ashprington, Devon (SX 82952 57081)*, 2f
Oughton Head Common, Hitchin, Herts (TL1694230508), 2f
Hafod Road, Brynmawr, Monmouths (SO 218130)*, 16f

20 June
Ashford, Kent (garden), 1f
Castlemorton, Worcs (garden), 1f
Forest Way cycle path, Hartfield, Sussex (TQ480362)*, 20f +
Nr Llaniestyn, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, (SH274334)*, 1f

19 June
Ports Down, Portsmouth (garden), 1f
Town Common Nature Reserve, Hurn, Dorset(SZ139971)*, 6f
Newmarket Lane, South Downs Way (TQ377089), 7f
Rudge Hill, Edge, Glos (SO846094), 8f across hillside
Oversley Wood, Alcester, Warks (SP097561)*, 5f

18 June
Outside Ferndown Police HQ, Ameysford, Dorset (SU070023)*, 1f
By B1383 near Audley End station (TL519361)*, 6f
Middle Rocombe, Devon (SX909693)*, 1f
Uplyme, Dorset (garden), 1f
Aston Rowant NR, Oxon (SU724970), 8f, 1m seen over wide area
Dolton, Devon (private land)*, 1f
Heyshott Down, W Sussex (SU895168), 4f
Bentley Wood, Wilts (SU237286), 3f

17 June
Harrietsham, Kent (garden), 1f
Willingdon Hill, Eastbourne (garden), 1f
Aldringham Common, Thorpeness, Suffolk (garden), 3f
Westleton Heath, Suffolk (TM4597369597), 23f  (over a wide area of heath)
Stover Country Park, Newton Abbot, Devon (SX833752), 1f

16 June
Gin Lane, Ashover, Derbys (SK346621), 7f
Worplesdon, Surrey (garden)*, 1f
Coxbench, Derbys (SK371430), 2f

15 June
Churt, Surrey (garden)*, 2f
Upper Castle Combe, Wilts (garden)*, 2f, 6-8 m
Cuckoo Line cycle route, nr Horam (TQ589136), 2fStriber's Allotment, Haverthwaite, Cumbria (SD355810), 2f
Y Gors, Plas Silyn, Penygroes, Caernarfon (SH475528)*, 1f
Lower Hardres, Kent (private land), 1f
Haldon Husky Track, Mamhead, Devon (SX 91934 80628)*, 1f

14 June
Coach Road, Newton Abbot, Devon (private land)*, 1f
Theale Canal Walk, Reading, Berks (SU650708), 2f
Sustrans Cycle Track, Kennington, Oxford, (SP527015), 2f
Cudham, Kent (private land)*, 1f
Michelmersh, Hants (garden)*, 1f
Abermenai Point, Anglesey (SH441615)*, 4f
Potton Wood, Beds (TL251501), 3f  (two at TL246495)
Clumber Park, Notts (SK627762), 2f
Chittleburn Cross, Devon (SX 54123 52362)*, 2f

13 June
Great Blakenham, Suffolk (garden)*. Number not stated (near railway)
Bellamy's Bank, Millers Dale, Derbys (SK155731), 1f
Banstead Downs, Surrey (TQ255615), 4f in general area of the Downs
c. 1 km S of Little Langdale, Cumbria (private land), 2f

12 June
Station Road, Haddiscoe, Norfolk (TM4502799369), 25f
Wisley Common, Surrey (private land), 1f
Swallowcliffe, Wilts (private land), 1f, 1m

11 June
Hodnet Railway Line, Shropshire (SJ622290), 51f
Snape Warren, Suffolk (TM401583),*  1f  
Jerry's Hole Herts (TL186317), 2f

10 June
Benenden, Kent (garden)*, 4f
Hens Wood, nr Savernake Forest, Wilts (SU247683), 3f
Winsley, Wilts (garden), 1f
Salfords, Horley, Surrey (garden), 1f
Priory Drove, Wicken Fen, Cambs (TL566696), 3f
Cerne Abbas, Dorset (ST 66552 01344)*, 1f

9 June
Great Kingshill, Bucks (garden)*, 1f
Wickham, Hants (garden)*, 1f
Esher Common, Surrey (private land)*, 7f
Cann, Nr Shaftesbury, Wilts (garden), 2f

8 June
Gressenhall, Norfolk (private land)*, 1f
Tadley, Hants (private land)*, 4f, near Pamber Forest
Henley College Playing Fields , Oxon (SU749824), 7f
Woldingham, Surrey (garden)*, 1f
Millersford Bottom, New Forest (SU190167), 5f
Slindon, Sussex (private land), 1f
Downside, Leatherhead, Surrey (garden), 1l by day

7 June
Popes Hill, Newnham, Glos (garden), 1f
Fritham Cross, New Forest (SU240106), 1f; SU238102, 1f
Queenhill, Upton-on-Severn (SO851368)*, 2f
Dunwich Heath, Suffolk (TM477677), 1f
Dunsfold, Surrey (private land), 2f
c. 4 km WSW of Midhurst (garden), Sussex*, 3f
Barossa Common, Camberley, Surrey (SU879624), 4f
Calstock Fields, Cornwall (SX439682), 1l


6 June
Knowle Road, Wouldham, Kent (TQ715637), 1f
The Butts, New Forest (SU213155), 1f
Cromford, Derbyshire (garden), 1f
Rue des Croix, St Ouen, Jersey, 1f
Porton, Wilts (garden), 1f
Hexton Chalk Pit, Herts (TL106299), 2f

5 June
Coniston Launch Jetty, Cumbria (SD300947)*, 1f

3 June
East Winterslow, Hants (SU250324), 2f

2 June
Haughmond Hill, Shrewsbury (SJ545135), 3f
Merthyr Mawr Nature Reserve, Glamorgan (SS861768), 2f
Thriplow, Royston, Herts (garden), 1f

1 June
Cookham, Berks (garden), 1l by day
Aveton Gifford, Devon (garden) 1f
Ingleby Incline, N Yorks (NZ600034), 1f
Cavendish, Suffolk, garden, 1f

31 May
Oakley, Burley, (SU226048), New Forest*, 1l
Sizewell, Suffolk (TM463623), 1f
Harpford, E Devon (garden), 2f

30 May
Bystock Nature Reserve, E. Budleigh, Devon (SY031847), 1f

28 May
Hurn, Dorset (private land adjacent to Moors River)*, 1f

26 May
Churchtown Community Nature Reserve, Saltash, Cornwall (SX420579)* , 6f, 1m (6f also seen on 16 May)

25 May
West Malling, Kent (garden)*, 3f

22 May
Near Libanus, Powys (garden)*, 1f

20 May
Ashes Wood, Battle, E Sussex (TQ730174)*, 1 l by day
Ashenground Wood, Haywards Heath, W Sussex (TQ326231)*, 1l by day

18 May
Clipstone Old Quarter, Sherwood Forest, 1f (41f seen 24 May)

17 May
Bow Lane, Ripple, Worcs (SO876367), 1l by day

14 May
Curry Mallet, Somerset (ST322215)*, 12l by day on road, some squashed.
Westleton Walks, Suffolk (TM450680), 1l by day


11 May
Bridgend, S Wales (garden), 1f (caught in a spider's web!).* Photo on Facebook.

7 May
Elhampark Wood, Kent (TR1670945889)*, 1 larva by day.

5 May
Old Sulehay Forest, Northants (TL062986), 1l on path by day (also 1 at TL067987).


27 April
Loscombe Nature Reserve, Dorset (SY853902), 1l in daylight
Hatton, Warwicks (SP220665), 1l by day, under reptile mat.

24 April
Magham Down, E Sussex (garden), 1l in daylight
Abbot's Wood, E Sussex (TQ567077), 1l in daylight
Yarningale Common, Warwicks (SP186657), 1l by day

23 April 
Figsbury Ring, Wilts (SU188338), 1l in daylight
29 April 
Llangeitho, Ceredigion (garden), 1f  (First sighting of the year, from a well-observed site)

9 April 
Loch Eck, Argyll (NS145865)*, 1l by day. No adult females yet reported.

4 April 
Newchurch, Isle of Wight (private land)*, 1l seen by day. 
Llangeitho, Ceredigion (garden), 1l by night

31 March 
Wakerley Great Wood, Northants (SP962982), 1l walking across a path in daylight

16 March 
Fulbourn Fen,  Cambs, 1l (under a log)