Monday, 23 March 2009

Stigmella aurella/emerges

The Leaf mine that I found on the 18th february emerged today.i am well pleased with this result.The middle photo shows the small case spun by the larvae in which the adult emerged from today.

Saturday, 21 March 2009

Last weeks moths

Been a good week for Moths for march still hav'nt seen a butterfly yet.
Acleris Hyemana x1
Pale Pinion x1
Small quaker x2
clouded drab x3
Common Quaker x32
Hebrew Character x25
Early Grey x6
Mottled Grey x1
Chestnut x2
Sattellite x1

Friday, 20 March 2009


A Common Buzzard circled above Only House wood today and was last seen heading towards Shibden Valley at 11.20.Green woodpecker in the back garden and 11 Meadow Pipits n/w.

Sunday, 15 March 2009

Lapwing and Mipits

Looks like Lapwing are on territory locally and seen displaying on wenesday
A good movement of Mipits N/W this week
Sunday Mipits 24(11+4+ 1+1+1 +6)4 alba wags and 18 Redwing also GSW,Jay and Song thrush over the Garden
Monday Mipits 89(2+44 +11 +17 +10)
Tuesday Mipits 30(14 +1+1 +4+6+4)
Wenesday Mipits 10(6+4)
Casual obsevations from the garden.

Monday, 9 March 2009

Monday morning

39 Herring Gull and 2 LBBGull west

Monday, 2 March 2009

First Skylark

First Skylark today makes it to the dizzy heights of 51 for the year.30 Common Gull,20 woodpigs,LTTits nest building,1 Grey wagtail,Kestrel and 1 Song Thrush.