2019

The records for 2019 are given below. The first sighting of each species is indicated in bold.

Anne Cannon (01/01/2019)

Peacock 1 at G710953, Sandfield, Ardara, Co. Donegal. The butterfly was basking on stones. Mild, c.10C.

Patrick Lyne (10/01/2019)

Painted Lady 20 at V65873 42548, near Bere Island on the south side of Fair Head, County Cork. Sunny.

Marilyn Farrell (10/01/2019)

Painted Lady 2 flying around flowering hebes in a private garden at V493990, Lispole, Co. Kerry.

Jesmond Harding (12/01/2019)

Purple Hairstreak ova 6 on the west facing side of an oak tree at O100354, Pheonix Park, Dublin.