Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid Jun-mid Sep.
|Year first recorded||1983||2007||1889||2003||2001|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2013||2014|
|Number of records||41||14||24||21||17|
|Number of individuals||54||17||27||27||17|
For the county, we have a total of 117 records from 46 sites. First recorded in 1889.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Porritt (1904) could only list a single record but there have been a considerable number of records in recent years. It is recorded from vice-counties 61 to 64, rather thinly except in the south of VC63 where it is widespread and often fairly common.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 27.7.2001, det. HEB and subsequently (CHF); High Batts NR, 17.8.2002 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.