Brean Down Butterflies
                  
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Small Skipper
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Clouded Yellow
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Brimstone*
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Large White
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Small White
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Green Veined White
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Orange Tip
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Small Copper
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Brown Argus
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Common Blue
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Chalkhill Blue
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Holly Blue
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Red Admiral*
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Painted Lady
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Small Tortoiseshell
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Peacock
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Comma
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Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary
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Dark Green Fritillary
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Speckled Wood
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Wall Brown
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Marbled White
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Grayling
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Gatekeeper
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Meadow Brown
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Ringlet
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Hover over the butterfly below for photo
Below is a list of all the butterfly types that can be found at Brean Down.  
Typical flight periods for butterflies in Somerset are shown by month.
If you hover your mouse over the black butterfly icon then a photo will pop up.
Key:  < from mid month onwards
       X  all month
       > up to mid month
       * May be seen all year on warm days
       No recent sighting record
Page last updated 10th September 2010     Photos © A. Dexter
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