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Monday, 23 June 2014

Local Round-Up - late June

Time for a quick round-up of what's been seen locally during the last week. Thanks to Dave Helliar for supplying photos of the Portland Hooded Crow, which has been hanging around the Bill area for over a week now plus a few butterflies too:

Hooded Crow, Portland Bill: Dave Helliar
Hooded Crow, Portland Bill: Dave Helliar
Silver-studded Blue, male: Dave Helliar
Ringlet: Dave Helliar
Marbled White: Dave Helliar
A few plants and insects from me too - surprising how many things you photograph over the course of a week just walking your patch:

Two-spot Ladybird: R. Harris
Seven-spot Ladybird: R. Harris
Harlequin Ladybird: R. Harris
Bombus pascuorum: R. Harris
Lesser Spearwort: R. Harris
Lesser Spearwort: R. Harris
Yellow Oxalis: R. Harris
Foxglove - if this was rare, you'd travel
a long way to see it! R. Harris
Foxglove: R. Harris
Mexican Fleabane: R. Harris
Orange Hawkbit: R. Harris
Orange Hawkbit: R. Harris
Enoplognatha ovata, male: R. Harris
Enoplognatha ovata, male: R. Harris
Agelena labyrinthica - this is normally all you see of them
as they sit and wait at the funnel entrance.
Agelena labyrinthica - caught this one in the open: R. Harris
Common Green Grasshopper - not so common anymore.

Sericomyia silentis
Scaeva pyrastri

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