Ardchattan Parish News

Harvest Thanksgiving..
25 September 2016

Ardchattan Kirk looked very festive, decorated with beautiful flowers, fruit, berries and corn for our Harvest Sunday Service.


It was followed by an excellent buffet lunch in the North Connel Hall. A 'guess who the baby is now' photographic quiz provided extra entertainment in the hall with pictures of 44 members of our congregation to identify.


04 September 2016

During the summer several folk took part in 'The Big Butterfly Count' across Ardchattan.  Eight different species were recorded including Speckled Wood, Small, Large and Green Veined White, Meadow Brown, Peacock and Red Admiral.

      Peacock butterfly on privet bush.    Small tortoiseshell (last spring).

Small Tortoiseshell numbers across the UK are reported to have declined sharply this year. A good number were counted in our Parish, especially feeding on the nectar of the privet bush behind our church hall!


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