Beetles and bugs

posted in: Beetles, Bugs, Invertebrates, Worcestershire | 0

I went to Trench Wood today, in search of beetles and bugs, and found a couple of species I’d never photographed there before. The main image is a Gorse Shieldbug, which was by far the more unexpected of the two, … Continued

Messy eater

posted in: Hoverflies, Invertebrates, Worcestershire | 0

The devil’s-bit scabious is in full flower at Trench Wood right now, and with the continuing warm weather keeping the numbers of nectar-feeding insects high, today it was in high demand. While this was good for my purposes in that … Continued

Him and her

posted in: Arachnids, Bugs, Invertebrates, Worcestershire | 0

I went to Trench Wood today, in search of mini-beasts. When I arrived home I told R the best thing I’d found had been my friend RC, who I haven’t seen for several weeks, and with whom it was nice … Continued

Unexpected

“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

White legs

After being stuck at home for nearly forty eight hours I was raging to be out and about, but the weather outside my study window wasn’t enticing, and neither of my weather apps was optimistic. By this point in the … Continued