Monday, 29 December 2014

Monday, 15 December 2014

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Radley GP - 28th October

Several Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus) butterflies flying on the bank along the North edge of the enclosed area in warm sunshine.


Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Otmoor A.M. 28th October

Glistening Inkcap.

Mating Clouded Yellows, 5 were seen in all.

Orange Hawkweed.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Friday, 17 October 2014

Monday, 13 October 2014

Otmoor. 13th. October.

Grass Snake.


A very un-seasonal encounter on a wet afternoon.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Otmoor. 9th. October.

Red Admiral.
Also two Clouded yellow,  in Closes.

Per. P.G.,  T.S.

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Otmoor Autumn Insects - 5th Oct

Some Migrant Hawker and lots of Common Darter were still flying this sunny morning, as well as one rather unusual and one rather late butterfly

Clouded Yellow (white form)

Hawker amongst the Haws

Common Darter

Small Copper (record shot)

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Friday, 26 September 2014

Oxford 26th September

False Widow Spider
My daughter found one of those False Widow Spiders in our bathroom yesterday. These are the ones that some of the Tabloids have been getting so hysterical about though apparently whilst they do bite when provoked, it's no worse than a bee sting