Monday, 30 June 2008

Vapourer caterpillar

Found this on bramble today.

Sunday, 29 June 2008


12 Curlew flew west at 8.00
3 LBB Gull west at 8.15
Green woodpecker and Great spot over the garden as well.

Thursday, 26 June 2008

Last nights Moths

Dusky brocade

White Ermine
At least 30+ species on tuesday night with Dark Spectacle,Spectacle,Beautiful Golden Y,Small fanfoot being the best of the haul(100+moths) and also the first Dark Arches and Large Yellow Underwings.

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Crowle moor


Large Heath(davus)
2 woodlark,1Turtle Dove,Hobby,Gropper,Marsh tit, grass Snake,Cuckoo,3 Ringlet,Small Copper and loads of small / large skippers and 10+ Large Heath

Sunday, 15 June 2008

Bits and Bobbs

Loads of good moths about at the moment with this Mother Shipton,Small Yellow Underwing(another first for Calderdale),Small and Large Elephant Hawkmoths and poplar hawkmoth and the first migrant Silver Y.Mallard raised 7 young in next doors pond and the House sparrows are on with there second brood after having a bumper first brood.Managed Duke of Burgandy,Dingy skipper and Pearl bordered Fritillary at Silverdale.

Saturday, 7 June 2008

Donna Nook

A walk from Donna Nook to Pyes Hall produced this beauty found and photographed also Barn owl,Lesser whitethroat,4 Grey plover,8 Dunlin,2 Little egret,6 cuckoo and 4 Yellow Wags