Rosemary Beetle #insects

 

 

Insect, Rosemary Beetle, provisional identification, June 2017

 

Chrysolina americana, a leaf beetle. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Greater Butterfly Orchid #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Greater Butterfly Orchid, June 2017

 

Platanthera chlorantha – a single plant seen on a different ride to previous years. (more…)

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Common Nettle #plants

 

 

Plants, Common Nettle, June 2017

 

Urtica dioica. (more…)

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Who’s the Daddy? #plants

 

 

Plants, Greater Burdock, June 2017

 

The main leaf on this Greater Burdock was approx 68cm long and 43cm wide. (more…)

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Tree Bumblebee #bees

 

 

Bees, Tree Bumblebee, provisional identification, June 2017

 

Bombus hypnorum. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Ragged Robin #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Ragged Robin, June 2017

 

A first June – and Summer – visit and the first Lychnis flos-cuculi are appearing on the rides. (more…)

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Roe Deer #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Roe Deer, June 2017

 

Capreolus capreolus. (more…)

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Cornered #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Rabbit, June 2016

 

Rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus. (more…)

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‘The wild deer wandering here and there … #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Roe Deer, June 2016

 

‘Keeps the human soul from care ‘– from William Blake’s, Auguries Of Innocence. (more…)

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Eye to eye #birds

 

 

Birds, Heron, June 2016

 

A Heron, Ardea cinerea, gets up close to the remote camera. (more…)

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‘The numberless, the lonely,’ #plants

 

Plants, Common Nettle, June 2016

 

From A E Housman’s ‘The Stinging Nettle. (more…)

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Visitor #plants #insects

 

 

Plant, Insect, Flower Fly, Grass, June 2016

 

Possibly a type of flower or hover fly on a species of meadow or oat grass. (more…)

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