Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Wednesday Spring 4 - Chalky Valley

Green Hairstreak - a tiny jewel of a butterfly
(c) 2008 Maurice Gordon
Green-Veined White on apple blossom
Yellowhammer (c) 2008 Maurice Gordon
Willow Warbler (c) 2008 Maurice Gordon
Water Avens (c) 2008 Aileen Urquhart
Linnet (female)
Errr....Maurice's new hide - erected in under a minute!
Not too many exciting birds from today, so a few butterflies to liven up today's records. The Green Hairstreaks are currently out in large numbers at selected sites in West Yorkshire, and possibly at Spurn. We heard Skylarks today, but the pic is from Stone Creek on Monday evening.

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