Dapper

It’s three years since I last managed a photo of a Hairy Dragonfly that wasn’t a blurry distant flight shot, so it was well past time that I managed another. The previous occasion was down in Wiltshire, where I photographed … Continued

Worcestershire dragon club

The Worcestershire recorder for the British Dragonfly Association organised an Odonata walk at Ripple Pits this morning, and I went along for the fun of it even though I ‘did’ Ripple yesterday (and even though there was plenty of stuff … Continued

Babe

Speckled bush crickets are pretty strange little beasts even as adults, but the nymphs are so bizarre I find it hard to believe they’re real, even when I’ve got one cowering in front of me, wondering if I’m about to … Continued

Resting

This afternoon I went hunting small early butterflies at a nearby brownfield site with HelenJG and her friend C. We made some pretty good finds, including the first Brown Argus I’d seen this year, and a very unexpected Green Hairstreak, … Continued