Monthly Archives: July 2014

Taking off!

Sunrise: 05.17    Sunset: 09.13 It seem to be that many insects have faces on their backs.

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I’m concerned that I’m not seeing many bees.

Sunrise: 05.17    Sunset: 09.13 This evening I saw one bee in Hoo Wood, and this is it. Apart from biting midges and mosquitoes, there are not many flying insects about at the moment. There are large numbers of grasshoppers, … Continue reading

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Sunny Ragwort.

Sunrise: 05.17    Sunset: 09.13 This might be an Appalachian Brown (Lethe appalachia).

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White-lipped snail (Cepaea hortensis).

Sunrise: 05.16    Sunset: 09.15

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Honeysuckle Blooms.

Sunrise: 05.16    Sunset: 09.15

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Look what we’ve found behind this scrub!

Sunrise: 05.26    Sunset: 09.27 8 days, over the past 8 months, have been spent clearing willow and birch scrub along the east bank of the North Pond chain. Today I asked volunteers to remove a dense area of 2 to 3 … Continue reading

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Speckled Wood Butterfly.

Sunrise: 05.26    Sunset: 09.27

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