Thur. 1st August, weather very hot; sunny (30C), very humid.
Waterperry Wood, Oxon., 11.30am to approx 3.30pm
1 x PE f. 11.50am, SP60973-09990, very 'see-through' wings, flying over & landing in sallow.
1 x PE f. 11.58am, SP6097-0999 (very close to the first one seen), in very good condition, flying down low in shrubs 'hopping' from one shrub to another.
1 x PE 12.30pm, SP60632-09272 flying across track and disappeared over oaks.
2 x PE m. 12.45pm, SP60629-09238 at the x-roads half way along main track, flying over firs and then disappeared into wood.
1 x PE probable m. 1.45pm, SP60369-08937 tree-topping along edge of new clearing (near line of big sallows).
1 x PE f. 2.00pm, SP60200-08913 flying from sallow and off through a fir tree.
1 x PE 2.30pm, SP60428-09139 seen in flight heading towards sallows.
1 x PE f. 3,00pm, SP60596-09152 flying & landing in sallow. In quite good condition.
This afternoon, 2nd August, I went to Michael Reed's Oak in Rushbeds Wood [see yesterday's blog] and was happy to see two females enjoying the sap at the same spot, which answers my question.