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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nb

Local Status: Rare and very local migrant/wanderer.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jul, Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 16-20mm.

Foodplant: Common Reed.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded200620072006
Year last recorded200820082008
Number of records2310
Number of individuals2412
Unique positions126
Unique locations126
Adult records2310
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 10 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2006.


2290 Reed Dagger 02
© Martin Cade, 26 Jul 2006
2290 Reed Dagger 01
© Martin Cade, 24 Jul 2008

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