Sunday, 17 June 2012

Mowsbury Hill Revisited

A revisit to Mowsbury Hill LNR, only a little less windy, unearthed a different variety of things from yesterday. That's the wonderful thing about going out to look for wildlife - you never know what you'll get!

A very impressive sawfly, probably a male Abia sericea was warming in the old orchard at 10am.

A micro moth, a female Adela croesella or Nemophora degeerella, unconvincingly either:

My first Black-tailed Skimmer of the year, near the driving range:

A Speckled Wood holding a sunny glade:

Yellow Rattle in the meadow area, where there are around 500 spkies of Common-spotted Orchids.

One of about eight Bee Orchids in the grassland outside the LNR:

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