Thursday, 21 June 2018

Wicken Fen









More insects for Ann at the Fen today, and a couple of distant Cuckoos for me.  Juvenile Little Grebe, too.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Kingston Reserve




Not as many insects as usual, but lots of Pyramidal Orchids (plus a Small Skipper departing).  Lots of Meadow Browns, Large Whites and Ann saw some Blues.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Sports Day








Sadie in the Skipping Race (3) and the Spoon Race (4); Meredith in the Relay (Matt and Ann photographing her) and Sadie following up. The Red Team won this all-years race.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Star Trekkin'





An evening walk to the radio dishes.  Top pic is a stitcher, the middle just one wide-angle image.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Dragonfly Transect







Ann took part in a transect at Paxton Pits.  We saw lots of blue Demoiselles (1 & 2), Banded Demoiselles (3) and some Scarce Darters (4 & 5).  

Friday, 1 June 2018

Gamlingay Woods








Some insects from Gamlingay Woods.  The Speckled Wood was common, and we saw a Comma and some whites.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Welney Bird Desert







Perhaps they were all sitting on eggs.  We saw not a single raptor, not even a kestrel.  This tern, probably a Black Tern, confused us.