Sunday, 21 April 2013

Bug Life

Blackcap- a big influx of warblers recently now the insects have emerged
Large White- first of the year, also Small White today, 25+ Small Tortoiseshell, 5 Peacock, 2 Comma and 3 Brimstone 
Comma on prunus flower 
Drone Fly on Prunus 
Common Carder Bee on Prunus- also quite a few solitary bees around including Tawny Mining Bees 
Bee-fly an early spring speciality 
Early Greys, Brindled Beauty and Common Quakers- classic early spring moths
Out in the sun again today enjoying the spring life. A few new bird migrants today but rather slow- a Redshank, a few hirundines and a handful of Buzzards. Lots of insects about.
A big week coming up with the decision regarding the incinerator and the future of Beddington Farmlands going to committee on Wednesday. I've been allocated a slot to talk to the committee to push for the best conditions for the nature restoration and regional park.

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