Monthly Archives: June 2010

Dunham Massey, 19th June 2010

Car-share meeting, joint with Liverpool RSPB.  6 x MNA and 3 x RSPB turned up. Fallow Deer, normal spotted ones, brown ones, almost-black ones and some white ones. The males were in velvet while the females were in a closed-off … Continue reading

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Aber Falls, Llanfairfechan 15/6/10

Garden warbler, wood warbler and blackcap in the oakwoods. Higher up with fewer trees, fresh shoots of bracken and low gorse as many as 8 dark green fritillaries flying about in a small area, feeding on bramble flowers – another … Continue reading

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Woolton Woods and Fields, 13th June 2010

It was dry but overcast when we met at Liverpool One Bus Station and took the 75E bus at 10.25 to the junction of Woolton Road and Aldbourne Avenue. We went into the Black Wood first and watched grey squirrels … Continue reading

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Ynys-hir Photos

Blue-tailed Damselfly – pair in copulation wheel Foxgloves Fresh Bracken with developing spores Large Red Damselfly – pair in tandem

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Ynys-hir,nr Machynlleth 12/6/10

Redstart, lesser spotted woodpecker, red kite, little egret, grey heron, buzzard, sedge warbler, willow warbler, blackcap, wood warbler, hen harrier, robin on a sandy path and tree creeper on tree trunk-both sunning themelves.   Brown and migrant hawker, common blue and … Continue reading

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Everton Park, 6th June 2010

It was raining a little when we met in Queen Square at 10.30 and took the 17 bus to the top of St Domingo Road. We stopped to admire the half-timbered Mere Bank pub with its pargeting and its Elizabethan … Continue reading

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Ermine moth caterpillars at Frodsham Marsh

An extraordinary sight meets the gaze of visitors to the sludge beds at Frodsham Marsh at the moment with hundreds of yards of the hedgerow above N0 6 bed a line of shimmering white in the sunshine. The shrubs which … Continue reading

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