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

Saturday, 17 January 2015

January 17th

A day spent looking for leaf mines and new birds for the year, with highlights including Treecreeper, Nuthatch & Marsh Tit in the Downs, a Green Sandpiper at Holme Marsh and a new beetle for the patch in the guise of Anchomenas dorsalis.

Mine of Golden Pygmy Moth, Stigmella aureola, Holme village, 17th January 2015

Mine of the Dipteran Phtomyza ilicis, Holme Churchyard, 17th January 2015

Mines of the Chrysomellid beetle Apteropeda orbicula on Cowslip, Ringstead Downs, 17th January 2015

Black Snail Beetle, Silpha atrata, Ringstead Downs, 17th January 2015

Anchomenas dorsalis, Ringstead Downs, 17th January 2015

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