Saturday 15 October 2011

15 Oct 2011 - Warham Greens, Norfolk

With news of a Rufous-tailed Robin the evening before, and with J Clements still in China, I had to go for the twitch. A pleasant evening spent in Wells-next-the-Sea ended up being the highlight of the trip.

Here's a couple of pictures of the morning after the night before

Friday 14 October 2011

14 Oct 2011 - Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon

A wee bit of small mammal trapping resulted in a trapped small mammal...

Field Mouse

Field Mouse being weighed

Tuesday 11 October 2011

11 Oct 2011 - Little Wittenham Wood, Oxon

A few hours at Little Whittenham Wood resulted in a nice Mallow, a Brick - and not much else of anything.




Wednesday 5 October 2011

5 October 2011 - Little Whittenham Wood, Oxon

A evening visit to Little Whittenham Wood produced one of my all-time most wanted moths; Merveille du Jour - fantastic beasts!

Merveille du Jour

Red-line Quaker

Green-brindled Crescent

Green-brindled Crescent


Barred Sallow

Tuesday 4 October 2011

4 Oct 2011 - Back Garden, Didcot, Oxon

An interesting brown Pale Mottled Willow was nearly the overnight highlight:

Pale Mottled Willow

Large Wainscot

Sunday 2 October 2011

2 October 2011 - Little Whittenham Wood

A quick trip out to Little Whittenham Wood produced an interesting second generation Lilac Beauty.

Lilac Beauty

Frosted Orange

Saturday 1 October 2011

1 October 2011 - Bagley Wood, Oxford

A visit to some woods south of Oxford produced a nice crop of Oak Lutestrings.

Oak Lutestring

Yellow-lined Quaker

Spruce Carpet

And a few Chestnuts - some of which were dark, but were still not Dark ChestnutChestnut