All welcome to our ULNES WALTON field trip, Thursday, 20th August. https://www.chorleynats.org.uk/wpsite/e ... es-walton/

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by ianball
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi
Replies: 3
Views: 26

Re: Hic Bibi

Emperor, Common Darter, Emerald Damselfly - again, lovely pics.
by ianball
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Hic Bibi

Black Darter, Brown Hawker and Ruddy Darter - lovely pics.
by ianball
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Hic Bibi

The male Ruddy Darter was showing well at a hot Hic Bibi this afternoon... IMG_20200814_211928.jpg ...also seen were Black and Common Darter, Brown Hawker, Emperor, Emerald Damselfly and 'blue' Damselflies. More pictures on my blog, as well as final updates on my week on Anglesey with the family. A ...
by ianball
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: South Stack and Cemlyn Bay
Replies: 0
Views: 25

South Stack and Cemlyn Bay

Having an excellent week on Anglesey. Today we visited South Stack - fabulous views of Chough...
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...then onto Cemlyn Bay where we saw the Roseate Tern - New tick for Simon 😀
Full info on the trip so far on my blog...
http://nobbyball.blogspot.com/?m=1
by ianball
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: North Wales holiday (day one) Butterflies
Replies: 0
Views: 60

North Wales holiday (day one) Butterflies

First day on Anglesey, with a stop off for Butterflies on Great Orme. c50 Grayling, c30 Silver-studded Blues and 5 Brown Argus were the main targets. Also seen were Dark Green Fritillary, Small Copper and several Oak/Northern Eggar moths. More detail and pictures (by Simon) on my blog - http://nobby...
by ianball
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Common Bank Lodge
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Common Bank Lodge

Had wondered why the second adult had gone missing for a while. Hopefully this second brood do better than last year's. At least one of the first brood youngsters was on the lodge this morning. I make it that on the lodge and Yarrow Meadows this year: Little Grebe - 1 pair, 2 broods (3 and 4) Moorhe...
by ianball
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: What a lot of Moths!
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: What a lot of Moths!

Thanks for that website, hopefully this works...
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by ianball
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Red Kite
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Red Kite

Red Kite in Ulnes Walton. Flew over Leyland Lane west at 3.45pm.
by ianball
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: What a lot of Moths!
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: What a lot of Moths!

Meant Small Square Spot :-/

I have to crop the pictures so that they are of a size that the forum will accept them as an insert. Think we are about 200 LYU now for this summer in total.
by ianball
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Hic Bibi

5 Emperor (4m and ovipositing f), f Southern Hawker, f Broad-bodied Chaser, 2 Brown Hawker, c30 Common Darter, Emerald, Blue-tailed, Azure and Common Blue Damselflies. Large, Small and Green-veined White, Common Blue, Peacock, Red Admiral, Gatekeeper, Small Tortoiseshell, Small Skipper and Meadow Br...
by ianball
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: What a lot of Moths!
Replies: 5
Views: 145

What a lot of Moths!

The garden moth trap was full to brimming this morning... but mainly of one species. 66 Large Yellow Underwing crammed in to every nook and cranny! IMG_20200731_085833.jpg Also present were singles of Marbled Beauty, Willow Beauty and (possibly) Ingrailed Clay IMG_20200731_090141.jpg IMG_20200731_10...
by ianball
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Yarrow Meadows
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Yarrow Meadows

Hobby loitered around this evening over the meadows, with a brief sortie over Gillibrands north after the House Martin's. Always great to watch in hunting mode.
Kingfisher and Grey Wagtail on the river, and a family of Mistle Thrush - 2ad and 4juv.
by ianball
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Wonderful day of insects in South Cumbria
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Wonderful day of insects in South Cumbria

Great day out with Simon in South Cumbria. Visited Howe Ridding and Brigsteer Woods for Butterflies, and Foulshaw and Meathop Mosses for Dragonflies. 20 species of the former, and 12 of the latter. Main highlights were great views of Silver Washed Fritillary and White Faced Darter. Full write up and...
by ianball
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden Moths from last night
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Garden Moths from last night

Large Yellow Underwing seemed to be on every egg box in the trap! 11 in total, with 1 Lesser Yellow Underwing as well. Also - Light Emerald, Dot Moth, Common and Lesser Common Rustic (probables based on colour), Plain Wave, Scalloped Oak, Shaded Broad-bar, Small Fan-foot, Double Square-spot and Marb...
by ianball
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Yarrow Meadows
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Yarrow Meadows

New patch Odonata tick this evening near the south small pond - male Black Tailed Skimmer. Plenty of Gatekeeper, Small Tortoiseshell and Small Skipper scattered across the meadows. Dipper and Grey Wagtail on the river, Buzzard and Sparrowhawk over Parker's Wood.

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