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National Status: Migrant

Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

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Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20132011
Year last recorded20132011
Number of records11
Number of individuals11
Unique positions11
Unique locations11
Adult records11
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 2011.


62.020 Etiella zinckenella 02
© Whitfield Benson, 4 Oct 2011
62.020 Etiella zinckenella 01
© Whitfield Benson, 4 Oct 2011

Species Account

Argus 63, 2011: An irregular immigrant to Britain with only about ten records nationally. It occurred during a spell of warm southerly winds together with the first Yorkshire Spoladea recurvalis (Fabr.)
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 4.10.2011 (CHF). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 69, 2013:
VC61. Muston, 22.10.2013 (PQW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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