Friday 27 June 2014

From the Undergrowth

Light Emerald (Campaea margaritata)
This little belter was taken on the reserve at Saturday's open day by a young lady called Emily on her phone camera  and kindly sent to me for everyone to look at , thank you very much Emily. gwh

Thursday 26 June 2014

From The Undergrowth

Just a few from yesterday.
Common Blue


Missed him going in but got him coming out

Damselflys mating


6 spot Burnet Mothgwh

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Tuesday 24 June 2014

All things bright and beautiful

                                                   Common Blue Butterfly (M)
                                                      Ditto (Looking the worse for wear)
                                                          Common Spotted Orchid
                                                          Grass Vetchling Flower
                                                       Large Red Damselfly
                                                                    Ringlet Butterfly
                                                            Speckled Wood Butterfly
                                                          Damsel Fly. ID needed
                                                               Damselfly id needed
                                                                      Wolf Spiders

From the undergrowth

Hi all last week we had the pleasure of St Johns Rastrick Brownies and Beavers on two evenings and they were a credit to Sam and her helpers , the children were polite ,well mannered and well behaved and asked some very good questions , pictures below as well as some wildlife ones.
Group photo

On the Reserve
Drinks after it was a very warm evening

Mustering the troops

Drinks after


Southern Hawker female


Look at those teeth

Mating Dameselflys

Common Blue

Variable Damesel

Just some of the Orchids on the reserve , i have never seen as many as this year . gwh

From the Undergrowth

Hi all a few from yesterday and today. hope you enjoy them.

Gooseander male juvenile




Jay Juvenile

Coal Tit Juv or Great tit


Speckled Wood

Small Heath


Wolf Spidergwh

Sunday 22 June 2014

Open Day

More pictures of our Open Day are at this location