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Second Meadow Brown in UK

Meadow Brown sideways, on a buttercup
Meadow Brown. Photo: Mark Pike

Mark Pike has spotted the second Meadow Brown of the year, not just in Dorset but the whole of the UK! His record was thought to be the first, but then someone in Suffolk reported one three days earlier. Mark’s sighting was on 24 May, at Motcombe Meadows, which is near Shaftesbury.

Previous years’ sightings as sent to this website:

  • 2012 – 12 May
  • 2013 – 19 June
  • 2014 – 1 June
  • 2015 – 4 June
  • 2016 – 14 May

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