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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 748
 Date Entered 24/08/2013
 Updated on 25/08/2013
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Fauna
 Record Type Fauna HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 22/08/2013
 Location Arndale Gill
 Civil Parish Barningham
 Brit. National Grid NZ 042 065
 Altitude 415m
 Geology Heather moorland plateau above stream cut ravine. Chert strata above the Main Limestone
 Record Name Arndale Gill. Small tortoiseshell and Small Copper Butterflies
 Record Description In a year when butterfly sightings are all too infrequent the sight of numbers of Peacock, Tortoiseshell and Small Copper Butterflies on the wing above Arndale Gill when the heather was at its best, was a consolation.
 Image 1 ID 4660         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Small Copper butterfly resting after a dizzy fight with a rival
 Image 2 ID 4659         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Small Tortoiseshell on heather.
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