Tuesday, 1 July 2014

This week on the patch

Nothing much to report birdwise but a few insects of interest:-


 The Cinnabar moth caterpillars above are really common this year, I have never seen so many on their foodplant the ragwort
                                                                The Cinnabar moth
                                             Not to be confused with the six spot burnet
Or the five spot burnet
I.D. to follow

Monday, 2 June 2014

Red Kites over Potton - 02/06/2014

First bird

Both birds together - very high up - taken with equivalent 1200mm lens

Friday, 30 May 2014

Golden Oriole, Willington

Only on view for a short time in the early hours, Patrick Giles managed to snap the Golden Oriole this morning, just before 6am.

Friday, 23 May 2014

Barn Owl



Barn Owl, Cardington, 23rd May 2014

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Wood Sandpiper

Wood Sandpiper, Meadow Lane GP, 7th May 2014

Monday, 5 May 2014

Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis, MVCP, 5th May 2014 by Kev Roy.  The third Beds record this year.

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