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

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit, Thornham Hbr, 14th March 2020


Chinese Water Deer

Chinese Water Deer, Holme NWT, 14th March 2020


Off Patch: Wells and Warham Camp

Common Pill Beetle, Byrrhus pilula, Warham Camp, 16th March 2020


Rough-legged Buzzard, Wells, 16th March 2020


Off Patch: a Black-headed Cardinal from Great Hockham

Black-headed Cardinal Pyrochroa coccinea, reared through from larva collected at Great Hockham  20th January 2020  


Two early spring flies

Dark-edged Bee-fly, Bombylius major, Old Hunstanton, 21st March 2020

Male (eyes meet over head)


 Female (eyes do not meet over head)


Eristalis pertinax, male, Old Hunstanton, 21st March 2020

Saturday, 29 February 2020

Off Patch: rhododendron fungus at Dersingham Bog

Rhododendron Bud Fungus, Seifertia azaleae, Dersingham Bog, 29th February 2020


Off Patch: a purse web spider at Dersingham Bog

Purseweb Spider, Atypus affinis, Dersingham Bog, 29th February 2020


Off Patch: two liverworts from Dersingham Bog

Ciliated Fringewort, Ptilidium ciliare, Dersingham Bog, 29th February 2020


Ghostwort, Cryptothallus mirabilis, thallus, Dersingham Bog, 29th February 2020


 Ghostwort, Cryptothallus mirabilis, sporophytes,  Dersingham Bog, 29th February 2020



Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Off Patch: two longhorns from Brett's Wood

Black-spotted Longhorn Rhagium mordax, Bretts Wood, 27th January 2020


Two-banded Longhorn Rhagium bifasciatum,  Bretts Wood, 27th January 2020


Sunday, 26 January 2020

Off Patch: three from Great Hockham

Denroxina quadrimaculata, Great Hockham, 20th January 2020


Marpissa muscosa, Great Hockham, 20th January 2020


Carabus granulatus, Great Hockham, 20th January 2020