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Monday, 29 July 2013

Tilgate park

A quick afternoon walk
to the pools near the second lake
with pond skaters crayfish and a few birds
 Pond skater
 Grey Heron

 Casings of dragonfly's
 White-legged Damselflie

Friday, 26 July 2013

Pulbourgh Brooks

Pulbourgh Brooks

started looking for the wood sandpiper at Nettley's hide
found a green sandpiper & a common sandpiper
5 dunlin 1 ruff 4 LRP's then moved on to.
The black pool in the woods loads of Dragonflies
around & Damselflies.

Emerald Damselfly
 female Black Darter
 male Black Darter
 Southern Hawker
 Ruddy Darter

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Lynford Arboretum

Today was a Norfolk trip
l went for the Two-Barred Crossbill's at
Lynford Arboretum.
Mist the female by 20min's but saw the juv's
a few times. sorry about pic's only a record shot
not easy as they feed 60ft above you in and out of view
my only two shots.

 2 of john's pic's from today one above and one below.
my worst record shot

Monday, 22 July 2013

Buchan park

Had a walk at Buchan park
looking for Dragonflies & Damselflies
found red-eyed Damselfly blue-tailed Damselfly
Common blue Damselfly Emperor Dragonfly Brown Hawker
Downy Emerald. A Bat out in day time to.

 BAT feeding

 Red-eyed Damselfly

 Red-eyed Damselfly

 Black-tailed skimmer
 Downy Emerald

Common Blue Damselfly
 young frog

Friday, 19 July 2013

Dorset day

Me & Matt

Headed to the new forest an saw 21 Bog Orchid
then Lulworth cove looking for the lulworth skipper
after that we moved on to Lodmoor rspb and saw
the White-rumped sandpiper and the Great white egret
heading on to Portland bill for more lulworth skippers
and other butterflies & Orchids.

 Bog Orchid
 Lulworth Cove

 Lulworth skipper
 Pyramidal Orchid's
 Marbled white
 Marbled white
 Bombus Humilis
 Bombus Pascuorum
 Small skipper
 White-rumped sandpiper
 The White horse of Osmington hill

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Purple Emperor

Headed back to Southwater
for another look at the Purple Emperors
saw 5 but 1 landed and so happy most shots
are blurry & then another a White-legged Damselfly
a very nice day a southwater..

 Purple Emperor
 White-legged Damselfly
 Large skipper
 Essex skipper
 Common blue Damselfly