Sunday, 26 June 2011

Non-Stop Botany

Common Toadflax (Growing in the Bedzed eco village field)

Adult Lapwing - approx ten breeding pairs this year

Essex Skipper (A bit of an emergence of these- today about 50+ in the grassy areas)

Meadowsweet (Found growing along the stream) in the vicinty of False and Common Watercress.

Self Heal (Found growing along the edge of the Southern lake)

Large Skipper

Black-tailed Skimmer (about 10-15 of these today)

Birders looking very much like Botanists

Steve Gale took us all on a botany tour of the farm today which was great for my mission to getting to know the pan-species situation at Beddington. Highlights were Marsh Dock , Dittander, Narrow-leaved Water Plantain , Fool's Watercress, Horseradish and Water Figwort.
Some more here on Steve's blog:
Dodge stayed by the lake and got this superb shot of a Swift (about 200+ flying outside the window over the lake at the moment)

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