Throwback Thursdays: 4

A weekly series when I revisit old photographs Last weekend was annual Garden Birdwatch survey in UK, the idea being to allocate 1 hour over the weekend and count all the birds in the garden during that time. Results are then sent to Royal Society for Protection of Birds who Read more…

Butterfly Hunting

Trip to Warton Crag, taking in Leighton Moss and Myers Allotment en route. At Myers Allotment there were literally hundreds of Meadow Brown flying low, almost hugging the ground and scores of Whites fluttering above the taller vegetation.  No Fritillaries in evidence but saw a Broad-bodied Chaser.                                                                                                                                              Perfect summer’s Read more…

Baron’s Haugh

Walked round Baron’s Haugh RSPB reserve early afternoon.  Warblers in the trees to be heard but not seen. Lots of butterflies,whites and orange-tips, but they weren’t settling. Saw a few Common Blue Damselflies near the river. Well I think they’re Common Blue. The blue damselflies mostly look the same to Read more…

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