Monday, July 22, 2013

From Peter Farrant

sat 20/7/2013. had a day at the Bluebell Railway, East Sussex. 9F steam train pulling coaches, all very nice, on way back down line, we left Horsted Keynes station at 5.36pm, as we were travelling i was looking at the butterflies flying up as the engine passed, at 5.41pm a meadow brown flew up and a Purple Emperor with it , as we were not travelling very fast i had time to get my eye in, it flew along in line in a northerly direction over vegitation then turned to the east towards an oak and group of trees TQ 372 271 just west of Tremains Farm. very unexpected. also 3x male Purple Emprerors up ay Markbeech, Kent. Peter Farrant

1 comment:

Matthew Oates said...

Excellent. There's a small population in the woods at the back of NT Sheffield Park.