Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Otmoor Roman Road PM - 24th April

Large Red Damselfly

Cardinal Beetle


Orange Tip

Otmoor A.M. 24th April.

Lackey Moth communal cocoon.

Orange Tip Butterfly Egg.

Green Veined White.

Cuckoo Pints

Arum maculatum
King's Copse Park, Garsington

Lord Arum and his ladies

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Green Tiger Beetle

Linkey Down - 15th April

It's a special time each year when these little jewels appear, and I always look for them first at Linkey Down

Green Hairstreak

Monday, 14 April 2014

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Otmoor.13th April.

Crab Apples, last years fruit.

Cuckoo Flower.

Bee Fly, the hovering wings barely visible.

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Rare Micro Moth for Oxfordshire

I found a Psychoides filicivora sitting on a wall outside our house last night. It turns out that it's pretty rare for the county and that this is only the third ever record. They feed on ferns and are gradually being spread throughout the country from cultivated plants.

Psychoides filicivora

Tawny Mining Bee

Tawny Mining Bee

These lovely little Bees are once again appearing in a Kidlington garden
next to the tell tale small mounds of soil.

Farmoor 11th April

Three-spined Stickleback

Orange Tip

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Radley Terrapin

Orange tip Butterfly

Orange tip

Otmoor.A.M. 9th April.

Sulphur Tuft

Orange Tip feeding on Nectar.

Iffley Meadow's 9th April

 Snakes head Fritillary from a few years ago.
Hundreds of these cracking spring flowers currently in bloom in the meadows, so if you want to catch up with these Nodding beauts get yourselves down there! ;-)

Also peacock, Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell and my spring favourite Orange Tip seen!

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Otmoor Snakes

Grass Snakes on Otmoor Filmed by Paul Greenaway
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