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Wildwatch autumn 2018 (September-November)

Highlights The year’s butterfly showing continued to disappoint, but lots of bugs and hoverflies brighten up Wildwatch mornings… Unusual bird visitors included a Common Snipe and Water Rail… Two new plant gall records.   Weather Wildwatch days in September were disappointingly overcast and often windy, but brightened up for October which gave us a number […]

Posted 18 January 2019 | Categories: Wildwatch | Tags: Birch Catkin Bug, Blue Shieldbug, Cinnamon Bug, Common Snipe, Common Toadflax, field scabious, fieldfare, Grey Wagtail, oak galls, Pemphigus spyrothecae, redwing, sparrowhawk, Twin-spot Centurion, Water Rail, Wildwatch

Wildwatch: 10 July 2013 – Something fishy..!

Weather:   Warm, overcast, light breeze Observers:   Declan, Nettie, Preeyus There’s a first time for everything, and it was inevitable that one day there would come a Wednesday when none of the regulars were available. We bitterly regret that it had to happen at the end of a mini heat-wave in the middle of the breeding […]

Posted 11 July 2013 | Categories: Wildwatch | Tags: field scabious, hogweed flower, meadow brown butterfly, ringlet