"For now we are young let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see" Neutral Milk Hotel.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Three Mirid, one Anthocorid and one Nabid Bug from this weekend

Pilophorus cinnampterus, Holme (Pines), 22nd August 2016



Calocoris roseomaculatus, Holme NWT (dunes), 22nd August 2016



Anthocoris confusus, Baker's Carr, 20th August 2016



Marsh Damsel Bug Nabis limbatus, Redwell Marsh, 21st August 2016



Campylorneura virgula, Holme Marsh, 20th August 2016












Friday, 19 August 2016

Sharp-tailed Bee and its Leafcutter Bee host

Willughby's Leafcutter Bee, Megachile willughbiella, Holme NWT, 31st July 2016


Dull-vented Sharp-tailed Bee, Coelioxys elongata, Holme NWT, 31st July 2016



Red-tailed (Hill) Cuckoo Bee

Red-tailed (Hill) Cuckoo-bee, Bombus rupestris, Holme NWT, 31st July 2016




Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Roe Deer buck

While walking my butterfly transect at Ringstead Downs on 27th July I glanced back and saw this Roe deer buck watching me.  When I started watching him he proceeded to walk up the bank and into the bushes.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Monday, 25 July 2016

A smart Rhopalid bug on the Downs

The Rhopalid bug Corizus hyoscyami, Ringstead Downs, 25th July 2016



Monday Moths

Bright Bell, Eucosma hohenwartiana, Hunstanton, 25th July 2016


True Lover's Knot, Holme NWT, 25th July 2016


Sycamore Piercer, Pammene aurita, Holme NOA, 25th July 2016


Knotgrass, Holme NOA, 25th July 2016


Mere Wainscot, Holme NOA, 25th July 2016


Twin-spot Carpet, Holme NOA, 25th July 2016


Small Emerald, Holme NOA, 25th July 2016


Waste Grass-veneer, Pediasia contaminella, Holme NOA, 25th July 2016



Off Patch: Six-belted Clearwing

Six-belted Clearwing, west of King's Lynn, 25th July 2016





Monday, 18 July 2016

The Forester

The Forester, one of two seen at Holme over the weekend (16th/17th).