Looking for the Black Hairstreak (Satyrium pruni) in Birmingham, UK

Hi, all, does anyone know where i can find Satyrium pruni in Birmingham, UK? Any specific habitats to look out for? I’ve been trying for a while now and i still haven’t found it yet. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!

I don’t think you are very likely to find Black Hairstreak around Birmingham. It has a rather restricted distribution in the UK which does not extend as far west as you.
You can see more information, including a distribution map, here https://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/species.php?species=pruni


Thanks for the link. That’s a shame, it seems like pruni and w-album are both uncommon at least. I was hoping that i wouldn’t have to travel to another county haha

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