A photo blog recording an English wood

'Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own …' Charles Dickens

Ringlets #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Ringlet, July 2017

 

Courting Aphantopus hyperantus. (more…)

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Type of Brindle? #moths

 

 

Moth, unidentified, July 2017

 

Help appreciated – possibly a moth, possibly a type of Brindle but not at all sure. (more…)

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The UK’s largest species of fritillary #butterflies #insects

 

 

Butterflies, Silver-washed Fritilliary, July 2017

 

Silver-washed Fritillary, Argynnis paphia, on Brambles, Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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Effective against ghosts and evil spirits #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, St John's Wort, July 2017

 

St John’s Wort, also known as ‘scaredevil”, says Baker. (more…)

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Straw Dot #moths

 

 

Moths, Straw Dot, provisional identification, July 2017

 

Probably Rivula sericealis, which has a wing-span of 18-22mm. (more…)

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Bittersweet or Woody Nightshade #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Bittersweet, July 2017

 

Solanum dulcamara. (more…)

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Meadow Brown

 

 

Butterflies, Meadow Brown, July 2017

 

Maniola jurtina. (more…)

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Silk tent #spiders

 

 

Spider, unidentified, July 2017

 

Possibly the web of a nursery web spider. (more…)

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Centaury #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Centaury, July 2017

 

Centaurium erythraea. (more…)

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Red Admiral #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Red Admiral, July 2017

 

Vanessa atalanta sunning itself on the ashes of a fire. (more…)

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Roe Deer #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Roe Deer, June 2017

 

Capreolus capreolus. (more…)

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Speckled Wood #butterflies

 

 

Butterfly, Speckled Wood, June 2017

 

Pararge aegeria. (more…)

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