Saturday, 30 July 2016

Otmoor & Bernwood

Grass Snake
Bee on teasel at Noke

White Admiral @ Bernwood 16/07/2016

Monday, 25 July 2016

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Otmoor Area 19th July.


Emperor Moth Caterpillar.

Yellow Loosestrife.

Marsh Willowherb.

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Cothill Fen NNR 16 July: Cicadella viridis

Thanks to Jeremy Dexter and Mike Flemming for providing the ID for this tiny insect - photo below! There were plenty of them at Cothill Fen today.

There were also 3 Keeled Skimmers and c. 10 Small Red Damselflies present.

 Cicadella Viridis (leafhopper Cicadella) (c) Stephen Burch

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Bernwood (Oakley Wood) - 11th July 2016

Purple Emperor butterflies have been regularly visiting the car-park area at around 11 am to noon.  This one was already on the ground when I drove in!

Monday, 11 July 2016

Otmoor Area. 11th July.

Goats Rue.

Great Diving Beetle.

Grass Snake sun bathing.

Dyers Green Weed.

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Aston Rowant NNR (N) - 2nd July

Though not doing butterflies this year I just felt the urge today to go out and find some of these

Dark Green Fritillary