“Unexpected Hairstreak in the leafhopper area…” I was on my way to Grafton Wood this morning, for another attempt on the Emerald Damselflies, when I suddenly realised that I couldn’t quite be bothered to walk across four fields and a … Continued


I was feeling somewhat over-mature myself by the time I encountered this old female Common Darter this afternoon, and I suppose it could be fellow-feeling that makes her my subject of the day. I did rather like her subdued geriatric … Continued