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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 837
 Date Entered 26/10/2014
 Updated on 26/10/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Fauna
 Record Type Fauna HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 24/10/2014
 Location Cover Banks
 Civil Parish Middleham
 Brit. National Grid SE 129 866
 Altitude 120
 Record Name Comma butterfly flying on 26 October below great oak at Cover Banks
 Record Description This butterfly usually flies very fast from branches which overlook footpaths but I was able to approach when the butterfly was basking in the late autumn sunshine in pasture below this great oak tree, to gain energy.
 Image 1 ID 5855         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Comma butterfly was basking in the late autumn sunshine in pasture below the nearby great oak tree, to gain energy. .
 Image 2 ID 5856         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Pedunculate, or English oak (Qu. robur) at Cover Banks, near Middleham. Possibly planted by Richard the Third or if not by John of Gaunt, but this is just a guess!
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