Monday, 31 May 2010

keep the flag flying

silver y - 1st. migrant of the year
elephant hawkmoth

Friday, 28 May 2010

small haul from flamborough

peppered moth

common swift


the red-backed shrike was about 8 miles away, the moths a bloody sight closer !

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

By popular demand.

pale tussock

lunar marbled brown

green silver-lines

glaucous shears

brown silver-line

broken-barred carpet

7 more from the Troutsdale adventure,

Monday, 24 May 2010

what a night !!!

white-pinion spotted
scalloped hook-tip
oak hook-tip
clouded silver
barred umber
barred hook-tip

At Troutsdale with Tony, Lenora and Ian on Friday night and caught 58 species which is impressive for 3rd. week of may. The woodpecker and the pair of spectacles are from Flamborough (not specsavers).

Thursday, 20 May 2010


Not a great deal happening bird-wise, but at least at this time of year here in central you can't move for tripping over these beauties - at the small urban reserve where I work,we've got no less than four families presently...

Tuesday, 18 May 2010


images of the flamborough woodchat,a buckton barn owl, a lunar marbled brown caught at forge valley and my back garden with crab apple, and broom in full bloom.

Saturday, 15 May 2010

oh my !!!

a grubby looking female woodchat.

A new bird for me at flamborough (only the 2nd. record) and a better image of sedge warbler.

Friday, 14 May 2010

2 more warblers

sedge warbler

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

a sunny day



a little warmer today so the odd warbler appeared.

Sunday, 9 May 2010

not verry bright !

These 3 silly buggers think it's spring................well it's not - it's still bloody winter!

Thursday, 6 May 2010

a little cracker !

This Pine Beauty was caught at Rudston last night.