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July Species of the Month: Small Tortoiseshell butterfly - Aglais urticae - The Mouth - Bournemouth - Poole - Christchurch
Ecology and Conservation: The small tortoiseshell butterfly is one of our most familiar butterflies and is commonly seen in gardens and urban areas. Although this is a widespread species found all over Britain it has recently shown signs of a worrying decline in population especially in the south of the country. This could be as …