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Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

Species Account for Leptidea sinapis

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Leptidea sinapis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wood White
Lepidoptera: butterflies: Pieridae

Wood White courtship 2 Copyright: Robert Smith

 
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National status: Nb
W&C Act: Schedule 5
BAP status: UKBAP  
Essex RDB: Appendix



Additional Phenology Data

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Wood White courtship 2
Wood White courtship 2
Wood White courtship 1
Wood White courtship 1
Leptidea sinapis
Leptidea sinapis

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Taxonomic group: butterflies (Lepidoptera: butterflies) - Part county data   
Wood White on UK Butterflies website
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Appendix. Wood White. Notable/Nb. Extremely rare vagrant; extinct - resident very locally until early 19th century. Currently subject to re-establishment efforts at the Marks Hall Wood complex.


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