The Goyt Valley, SSSI, Peak District
The Gathering at Goytsclough Quarry
Charlie Moores , event organiser, Birders Against Wildlife Crime
Mark Avery and Chris Packham
Mike Clarke (CEO RSPB) in the crowd. Also WWT and Wildlife Trust seniors were there.
Even Larry David was there :-)
Some of the wildlife on the walk to the gathering
Had Peregrine, Stonechat, Tree Pipit, Willow Warblers, Chiffchaff and Blackcap along the walk to the quarry. Also a few other interesting moorland bits.
Tachina grossa- one of Europe's largest fly species. A specialist of upland heaths.
Dark Green Fritillary on Spear Thistle
Antler Moth- another moorland specialist
Sericomyia silentis- and another upland specialist. (Thanks Ian from UK Hoverflies for id)