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Old 25-06-2003, 08:30 PM
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I saw a large red admiral (buttefly) in the garden yesterday.
Ages since I've seen one.
Bye alice W in Glos

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Old 26-06-2003, 11:32 AM
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Aliceknit wrote:
I saw a large red admiral (buttefly) in the garden yesterday.
Ages since I've seen one.
Bye alice W in Glos


Can't remember the last time I saw one. Are they in decline?


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Old 26-06-2003, 12:56 PM
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There don't seem to be as many butterflies of any kind around the last few
years. I've seen 1 red admiral this year and had my first ever sighting of a
large skipper in my garden this week
"Essjay001" wrote in message
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Aliceknit wrote:
I saw a large red admiral (buttefly) in the garden yesterday.
Ages since I've seen one.
Bye alice W in Glos


Can't remember the last time I saw one. Are they in decline?




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Old 26-06-2003, 05:08 PM
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"Aliceknit" wrote in message
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I saw a large red admiral (buttefly) in the garden yesterday.
Ages since I've seen one.
Bye alice W in Glos


If anybody has a plum tree in the garden, leave a few squashed plums on the
ground and after a day or so their juice will have fermented. Any butterfly
drinking the juice - and it seems to attract butterflies - is then so filled
with Dutch courage that if one keeps still they will land on you if you wear
something white.

Regards

Ron


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Old 26-06-2003, 05:58 PM
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"Pickle" wrote in message
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There don't seem to be as many butterflies of any kind around the last few
years. I've seen 1 red admiral this year and had my first ever sighting of

a
large skipper in my garden this week
"Essjay001" wrote in message
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Aliceknit wrote:
I saw a large red admiral (buttefly) in the garden yesterday.
Ages since I've seen one.
Bye alice W in Glos


Can't remember the last time I saw one. Are they in decline?


Very sadly, it seems so,
I live in North DEvon, and have made my garden for butterflies,
and general wildlife, I have been seeing fewer butterflies each year
Gea




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Old 26-06-2003, 07:32 PM
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On Thu, 26 Jun 2003 17:01:52 +0100, "Ron"
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"Aliceknit" wrote in message
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I saw a large red admiral (buttefly) in the garden yesterday.
Ages since I've seen one.
Bye alice W in Glos


If anybody has a plum tree in the garden, leave a few squashed plums on the
ground and after a day or so their juice will have fermented. Any butterfly
drinking the juice - and it seems to attract butterflies - is then so filled
with Dutch courage that if one keeps still they will land on you if you wear
something white.

Regards

Ron


Drunk in charge of a butterfly your honour, and that IS the truth
..........

Hic , flap , Hic






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