You’re invited to a ‘Butterflies of Early Summer‘ walk this Sunday (7th May).
The walk will be led by local aurelian (butterfly-watcher), copland smith.
Orange Tip male
Meet: Ivy Green Car Park on Brookburn Road, Chorlton (diagonally opposite the Bowling Green pub)
Time: 11:00 am
We’ll walk in a leisurely way for a couple of hours at least, but participants can drop out any time they want. If you want to do some research first, then the ones we might see are: Comma, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Brimstone, Speckled Wood, Orange Tip, Small White, Large White, Greenveined White & Holly Blue. I’ve seen these ten this year. An early Common Blue is a possibility. Interesting birds & plants may well be pointed out along the way. Some of us may retire to a pub at the end of the walk, probably the Bowling Green.
We’ll mostly be on good paths, but walking boots would be advisable. The wind should have dropped by Sunday, which suits small creatures with big wings, so I’m hopeful of seeing most of the 10 species that are about. If you have binoculars, you will get better views.
All are welcome to join this Friends of Chorlton Meadows event. We hope to see you there.