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In Praise of the Dandelion
The Dandelion. ( Taraxacum - family Asteraceae) The two main species exist in Eurasia and North America  I know, yes its a weed.  Gardeners and Green Keepers and anyone managing land hate the site of it.  It is perennial and tap rooted and difficult to erad...
In Praise of the Dandelion
In Praise of the Dandelion
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The Purple Emperor - Finally
Wednesday 27th June.  I parked the car in a Farmers yard and walked down the edge of an Oilseed Rape field towards the Woodland that I visit quite regularly during the Spring and Summer. I knew it was going to be a good day when I observed a Hare which came...
The Purple Emperor - Finally
The Purple Emperor - Finally
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A Scarce Dragon
Scarce Chaser Dragonfly Scarce by name and scarce in existence in UK being restricted to only six areas. (Female) A recently emerged immature male. (I think) Male ( Thanks for the correction Mike ) Black-tailed Skimmer Dragonfly (Male and female)
A Scarce Dragon
A Scarce Dragon
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Down in the Trench
OK whats occurring? Its me, I'm a House Martin and I am collecting mud for making the nest. Come on!! I haven't got all day. Apologies, the photos are rubbish, I couldn't get very close even with a 600mm lens, but I thought you would like to see them anyway.
Down in the Trench
Down in the Trench
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Purple Delight
Purple Delight
Purple Delight
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Jay and Whitethroat
Yesterday I was shooting butterflies in a sunlight sheltered area adjacent to woodland. At this time I was being observed by these two species below. Jay Whitethroat My first sighting of this Spring visitor, so I am hoping to get some better shots before to...
Jay and Whitethroat
Jay and Whitethroat
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Single Image Post
My latest single image post was taken at a location down a quiet lane where there is a row of blossom trees. I am not sure what the tree is, but they provide plenty of colour at this time of year. Its also a good place to check out butterflies that use the ...
Single Image Post
Single Image Post
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Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
I am late getting into the butterfly scene this Spring (as I am with birds) due to being confined to barracks.:) I have managed now to photograph a Small Tortoiseshell, which was one of four found in long grass in open fields.  In recent days I have also ob...
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
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Late Arriving
Spring was late arriving this year.  We had a lot of cold wet weather which appeared never ending. The season is certainly two or three weeks behind from what I have observed during my second outing since returning to blogging. Pasque flowers for instance w...
Late Arriving
Late Arriving
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Late Arriving
Spring was late arriving this year.  We had a lot of cold wet weather which appeared never ending and the season is certainly two or three weeks behind from what I have observed. Pasque flowers for instance which should be well advanced by now are barely vi...
Late Arriving
Late Arriving
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