Lepidoptera stood out today – if moths and butterflies stand anywhere – with the ‘list’ today including:
Peacock (including some nice caterpillars)
Small Torts (at least six seen)
Common Blue (Scilly sub-species)
Holly Blue (Scilly sub-species)
Speckled Wood (Scilly sub-species)
Meadow Brown (Scilly sub-species)
Urchins at ‘Nowhere’ put on a good showing – I always like seeing these in the front gardens, though, on reflection, imagine they would prefer to be being seen at the bottom of the sea!
This circle off the seaward end of the airport has puzzled me for years. Neolithic statement to the Gods or pissed-up tourists having a laugh?
Guess we’ve got too much smog in Kent to get the brilliant showings of litchens that Scilly has. I’ve never really done justice to the litchens on Scilly through my images – and today’s attempts are no exception.
Team intrepid – In a bid to find more interesting stuff, the Good Lady studied the granite for rare litchens while Old Father Time took time out to search the airways for vagrant North American Hirundines. Though neither where successful in their quest, I was grateful for them trying…