8.6.16.

Wednesday…Sunny morning and 22ºC

I would like to start todays post off, by saying…Although I know a lot about general wildlife, I’m not an expert in every wildlife field that exists. I’m asking people if they see an identification I have got wrong…Please Please let me know. It would be very much appreciated.

Epithecia satyrata satyrata…

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Overnight rain quietened down most things early morning. Like this Mother Shipton amongst the wet grass…

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Tetragnatha extensa, not sure I’ve seen this colour variety of Stretch Spider…

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Green Orb Spider with packed lunch. I think it’s a Flesh Fly with it’s abdomen sucked dry…

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Helophilus pendulus or you can use it’s common name….Sun Fly and it’s certainly been flying in the sun the last few days…

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These Tadpoles look on the large size. But they do appear to be normal Common Frog tadpoles albeit well fed…

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Me and Ken spotted two Dragonflies that had freshly emerged. This one still connected to it’s cast. At first I thought this one was a Common Darter. But looking at my photos at home a bit closer. I think they are both Broad-bodied Chasers….

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This one was drying out in the sun. I took the 2nd photo, about an hour later. Seeing the change in colour is another amazing bit of wildlife watching…

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Having this new 1:1 macro lens, and knowing the Dragonfly wasn’t going anywhere. I could not resist a close up….

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I saw 6 Green Hairstreaks today, all doing acrobats in the air. Only this one landed…

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Birch Shielbug, with the X-Factor…

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This is the 2nd colour variety of Honeysuckle we have on HC…

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Finished yesterdays post off with 2 Large Red Damselflies being passionate. Today it’s the turn of 2 Azure Damselflies to keep the HC population going…

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