Week 18

A warmer week resulting in more insect life this week Monday was warm and still which brought the first Orange tip butterflies of the season along with Large White, Peacock and Speckled Wood.

Hoverflies were in good numbers with a few showing for the first time, Rhinigia campestris, Mesembrina meridiana, Leucozona lucorum, Pellucid Fly and we had numerous Syrphus sp. 

A couple of moth species as well with Nettle tap and Small Yellow Underwing putting in a brief appearance

Birds this week Greenfinch have been noticeable along with Blackcap, Wren, Nuthatch, Grey Wagtail, Chaffinch, Bullfinch, Blue Tit, Swallow

Hoverfly

Hoverfly

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