The warm weather has returned, despite being a bit cloudy now and then, with temperatures in the mid to high twenties. Still a trickle of water in the lower reaches of the rio Chillar, more in the middle section now.
A large hopper shot past and landed in the undergrowth. Blended in well with its surroundings but I managed to spot it and get a long range shot.
I tend to expect to see grasshoppers and crickets low down, although the grasshoppers do sit on the outside house […]
A Cicada was singing so loudly that I spotted it almost instantly. They don’t budge, however close you get, so […]
We recently went to check out Hurley Chalk Pit for future visits as it is supposed to be good for […]
I’ve been to the reserve quite a few times now and always enjoy it. There is a small hide overlooking a […]
I have had a couple of morning walks round Dinton and while there was nothing unusual, I did see quite […]
I have been catching up on my gardening the last couple of days and have been surrounded by baby sparrows, […]
As well as the Silver-washed Fritillaries and the White Letter Hairstreak, I saw many other butterflies, moths and insects while […]