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

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Bee, beetle, hover and 2 moths

Epagoge grotiana, Holme NOA, 25th August 2016

Megachile sp (prob willoughbiella), Holme NWT, 27th August 2016

Melangyna umbellatarum, The Firs, 27thth August 2016

Anthocomus rufus, Holme NWT,  27th August 2016

Parsnip Moth, Depressaria radiella, Holme NOA, 27th August 2016

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.