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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

From the undergrowth

A few more from yesterday
Marmalade Hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus.Thanks to Colin for the info



Great Crested Grebe

Only Coots but liked the composition and light


Juv  Heron

                                             Click on the image for a better view        gwh

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

From the undergrowth

New pic of Sedge Warbler for Barry of the tail section.
A few from today

Male GCG on patrol


Cinabar caterpillers

White tail bee full of pollen

Sedge Warbler



                                                      Click on the image for a better view       gwh

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Plenty of Butterflies

Green Veined White looking good, and many others there too at the moment.
. And Damselflies too.

From the undergrowth

Rabbit enjoying the sun
A few from the weekend

Meadow Brown

Blue Damselfly mating

I have tried to get these Brown Hawker in flight not quite got them yet but getting closer

Brown Hawker

Great Crested Grebe's nesting on the fishing lake



Just messing about in a boat


Brown Hawker


Cinnabar moth caterpillars

Green Veined White

Common Darters


                                            CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR A BETTER VIEW-----gwh

Friday, 26 July 2013

Kingfisher reading the sign

Im sure that means Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Sunday July 28th

Flowers and Grasses of Cromwell Bottom

Meet Steve Blacksmith from Halifax Scientific Society for a walk around Cromwell Bottom looking at plants and help with the annual butterfly count. Meet at 10:30 am.  Click Here for details.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Summer Delights

                                                      Brown Hawker laying eggs in the lagoon
                                                   Four Spotted Chaser in the lagoon
                                              Burnett Moth on Buttercup on Little Hay Meadow
                                                   White Tailed Bumble Bee
                                                 Burnett Moth on Large Hay meadow
                                          Common Blue Butterfly on grass banking at Tag Loop
                                                           Hoverfly at Tag Loop
                                                         Meadow Browns joined together
                                                                       Small Skipper
                                                 Peacock Caterpillar feeding on nettles
                                                                   Small Skipper
                                                     Large Red Damselfly on pond at Tag Loop
Speckled Wood