Monday, 26 August 2013

Today's Findings

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After a 3 week sabbatical (due to holiday) from the Farm I spent 4 hours down there this morning. It was lovely down there this morning. A lot of birds around - in particular hurindines are gathering for there trip south - a flock of over a 100 was buzzing about all morning (mixture of Swallow, Sand and House Martins).

There were lots of dragonflies and butterflies about. I found my first Common Hawker. Here are some pics. I also checked the webcam and found another new addition!

Clouded Yellow

Common Hawker

Gatekeeper

Emperor

Golden Ringed

Newly emerged Migrant Hawker

Small Copper

Speckled Wood

3 comments:

  1. Nice to see the Clouded Yellows are still there,stunning Dragon collection.
    John.

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  2. Nice common hawker Dougy. Must get down there and try and find one. Love the badger video but disappointed that you haven't identified those moths in the footage :-)

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  3. thanks John. andy - I thought it was a bat!!

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