Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Hoopoe at Dunnington

Actually the one above was taken by Tony Robinson on his holiday to Mallorca, but the ones below are of the Dunnington Hoopoe, which was still present at the time of writing. If you go to visit, please leave a donation in the farmer's bucket - funds go towards a local nature reserve!

Red Admiral
Soldier Beetles
Milk Cap?

Monday, 14 July 2008

Spurn's Threshhold

Kingfisher at Stone Creek

Common Sandpiper at Canal Scrape
Gatekeeper down Beacon Lane
Garden Chafer near Beacon Ponds

Black-tailed Skimmers at Canal Scrape

Thursday, 10 July 2008

Special - Chalky Valley2

Marbled White
Small Heath
Common Blue
Common Blue
Small Skipper on Common Spotted Orchid
Poppies - "among the fields of barley"
Clustered Bellflower
View on the way to today's location

Wednesday, 9 July 2008

Special - New Heathland Reserve

Red Admiral
Small Skipper

Meadow Brown
Comma - thanks Alan!
Common Hawker
Fox-and-cubs or Grim the collier! Thanks Ruth & Morag!
Evening Primrose

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Special - Chalky Valley

Marbled White (c) 2008 Jackie Dawson
Male Common Blue (c) 2008 Jackie Dawson

Female Common Blue (c) 2008 Jackie Dawson
Female Common Blue - MJF
Ringlet (c) 2008 Jackie Dawson
Small Heath (c) 2008 Jackie Dawson
Goldcrest (c) 2008 Jackie Dawson
Bee Orchid
Bee Orchid (c) 2008 Jackie Dawson
Bee Orchid - MJF
Clustered Bellflower
Poppy & Barley
Poppies & Grasses
Meadow Cranesbill
Recently emerged & injured Marble White
A very enjoyable morning, at one of our favourite venues. Made up for yesterday's disappointment.