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 Jul 31, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: What a lot of Moths!
Replies: 5
Views: 115

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: 86

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: 115

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: 72

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: 115

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: 122

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: 73

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: 90

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: 76

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.
by ianball
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Common Bank Lodge/Yarrow Meadows
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Common Bank Lodge/Yarrow Meadows

Other things to add today were Brown Hawker and Common Darter by the river, 3 Comma and 4+ each of Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell, Small Skipper and Gatekeeper on the Meadow.
Family of Mallard on the river, 5 ducklings including one all yellow one. Thought it was a rubber duck at first!
by ianball
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Yarrow Meadows - Mandarin
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Yarrow Meadows - Mandarin

Bumped into the Mandarin family on the river, first time for a few weeks. 5 almost fully grown youngsters. Quiet overall with just the horseflies for company! Small and Large White, Meadow Brown, Peacock, and a couple of Shaded Broad-bar moths.
by ianball
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden Moths
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Garden Moths

This morning the moth trap was inundated with Yellow Underwings. 11 Large Yellow Underwing and 4 Lesser Yellow Underwing. 3 Double Square-spot, and singles of Willow Beauty, Marbled Beauty, Scalloped Oak, Garden Carpet, Riband Wave, Common Rustic, Marbled Minor sp, Brimstone Moth, Cloaked Minor, and...
by ianball
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Yarrow Meadows
Replies: 0
Views: 99

Yarrow Meadows

Plentiful butterflies this afternoon. First Gatekeeper of the year, dozens of Meadow Brown and Small Tortoiseshell. Large, Small and Green-veined White, Large and Small Skipper, Red Admiral, and Comma,and Silver Y Moth as well. Emperor, Brown Hawker and Four Spotted Chaser on the small pond. Hobby s...
by ianball
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Flowering Plants - First Dates
Topic: Marsh Woundwort
Replies: 0
Views: 60

Marsh Woundwort

Group of a dozen Marsh Woundwort flowering on Yarrow Meadows.
by ianball
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Chorley Cemetery 05.07.20
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: Chorley Cemetery 05.07.20

Great pics Len. Helpful too - now know that the cool bug Simon and I saw yday was a Giant Pied Horsefly :-) Thanks.

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