Thanks for posting those observations. I am beginning to think that the Coppers have different flight times to what my research came up with, esp salutius
. But until more surveying is done to prove that this is the case in many places & constant I am skepticle to modify flight times based on a few personal sightings. (This is why I launched the 'Sighting Report'
page which will integrate with NZBRN's database). I know what you mean about having lots of time to unravel these mysteries, I think many of us feel that!
Pictures are always welcome as I will be able to build up a libary of photos of Copper variations. Also as we mentioned before, Dr Craw is visiting his Copper work, so it would be good to have examples of any variations, sub-species or new species he idenifies. And of course, Mr Patrick still has his findings to publish in his new book too.
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