31.7.15.

Friday

Lovely warm sunny morning.

At the Wardens Office, I photographed an unidentified Pug the other day. It did get Identified, and luckily I saw and photographed another Wormwood Pug today…

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This was another new moth. Getting better at spotting differences between the Wave moths. Looking at this one I knew it was  different to other Waves I have seen. This one is called a Small Fan-Footed Wave…

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Always think this looks weird, how this Sicus ferrugieus bends its body underneath itself….

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Speckled Wood…

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Gatekeeper…

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Really low numbers of Small Copper’s this summer so far…

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White Admiral…

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This has to be the largest Comma I have ever seen. It was as big as a Peacock butterfly….

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Plenty of Harebells turning up now…

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Female Blackcap’s have always been a bogey bird for me to photograph. But just like buses, this week two have come together. This one sunning herself in a Rowan Tree…

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This is a Unidentified Micro Moth…

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At last the Hawker dragonflies were flying about today. I saw a male and female Brown Hawker. Also two Southern Hawkers, luckily one decided to land just long enough for this distant photo…

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Common Froghopper close-up. These are the little creatures responsible for cuckoo spit…

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This is only my 4th Common Darter this summer. Its also my 1st Male….

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Green Woodpecker probably digging for Ants. Its a shame I was shooting into the sunlight…

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Update! This moth is a Clouded-bordered Brindle. Thanks Gary for helping with identification…

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Lastly had some good news today. There was a White Letter Hairstreak seen on HC today. I will be checking out the area tomorrow!

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