Shortly after I spotted another Emperor quartering the ride ahead then land on one side in the longer grass. Sure enough it’s sensors had detected dog poo and so could my nose! I watched it for a good 30mins whilst it devoured its disgusting meal before it flew up into a hazel to clean up! After Ashley Whitlock telling me of a report he
On the way back I checked the high point and confirmed it as an assembly area as there was a single male on patrol looking for potential opponents.
On the journey home I dropped in to Whitely Pastures where my son has recently rented offices. We walked down the main ride where I was able to show him his first Purple Emperors. In all I saw eight including my first female along with lots of fresh Comma and a pleasing number of White Admiral. This site is having a very productive year.