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Cley

CleyMarshHarrier180817-1

Marsh Harrier - Juvenile (Circus aeruginosus)

CleySpoonbill180718-1

Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

CleyBTG180718-1

Black Tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

CleyWhimbrel180718-1

CleyWhimbrel180718-2

CleyWhimbrel180718-3

CleyWhimbrel180718-4

CleyWhimbrel180718-5

A Sun Bittern in disguise

CleyWhimbrel180718-6

Whimbrel bathing (Numenius phaeopus)

CleyGreenSandpiper180718-1

CleyGreenSandpiper180718-2

CleyGreenSandpiper180718-3

CleyGreenSandpiper180718-4

Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)

CleyPiedWagtail180718-1

Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

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Titchwell

TitchwellAvocet170718-1

TitchwellAvocet170718-2

TitchwellAvocet170718-3

TitchwellAvocet170718-4

TitchwellAvocet170718-5

Not a swan but a rather beautiful young Avocet.

Avocet (Recurvirostra avocetta)

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TitchwellBlackHeadedGull170718-2

TitchwellBlackHeadedGull170718-3

TitchwellBlackHeadedGull170718-4

TitchwellBlackHeadedGull170718-5

TitchwellBlackHeadedGull170718-6

Wonderful wing contortions of the Juvenile Black headed Gull

Black Headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)

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TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-2

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-3

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-4

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-5

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-6

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-7

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-8

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-9

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-10

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-11

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-12

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-13

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-14

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-15

TitchwellLesserYellowlwgs170718-16

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

TitchwellMediterraneanGull170718-3

TitchwellMediterraneanGull170718-5

TitchwellMediterraneanGull170718-6

TitchwellMediterraneanGull170718-8

TitchwellMediterraneanGull170718-10

TitchwellMediterraneanGull170718-11

Glorious wing markings of the Juvenile Med Gulls

Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)

TitchwellRuff170718-2

TitchwellRuff170718-3

TitchwellRuff170718-4

TitchwellRuff170718-5

Ruff (Philomacus pugnax)

TitchwellSpottedRedshank170718-1

Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)

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Woodwalton Fen - Canbridgeshire

WoodWaltonFen140718-1

WoodWaltonFen140718-2

WoodWaltonFen140718-3

WoodWaltonFen140718-4

WoodWaltonFen140718-5

WoodWaltonFenBrimstone140718-1

WoodWaltonFenBrimstone140718-2

WoodWaltonFenBrimstone140718-3

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

WoodWaltonFenCommonDarter140718-1

WoodWaltonFenCommonDarter140718-2

WoodWaltonFenDragonfly140718-1

WoodWaltonFenDragonfly140718-2

Common Hawker - Female (Aeshna juncea)

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Marmalade Fly (Episyrphus balteatus)

WoodWaltonFenHoverfly2140718-1

Heliophilus Sp?

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Frampton Marsh - Lincolnshire

FramptonBlackTailedGodwit140718-1

Black tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

FramptonChociry140718-1

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

FramptonHare140718-1

Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus)

FramptonLittleRingedPlover140718-1

FramptonLittleRingedPlover140718-2

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)

FramptonReedWarbler140718-1

FramptonReedWarbler140718-2

FramptonReedWarbler140718-3

FramptonReedWarbler140718-4

FramptonReedWarbler140718-5

FramptonReedWarbler140718-6

Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)

FramptonSedge&Reed140718-1

Reed Warbler & Sedge Warbler

FramptonSedge140718-1

FramptonSedge140718-2

FramptonSedge140718-3

FramptonSedge140718-4

FramptonSedge140718-6

Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)

FramptonTeasel140718-1

Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)


3 Yellow Wagtails
Spotted Redshank
2 Little Gulls
Greenshank
Whimbrel
Common Sandpiper
Spoonbill





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Holy Island - Northumberland

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HolyIsland130718-2

HolyIsland130718-3

HolyIslandBogPimpernel130718-1

Bog Pimpernel

HolyIslandBogPimpernel130718-2

Bog Pimpernel (Anagallis tenella) & Variegated Horsetail (Equisetum variegatum)


HolyIslandCommonSpottedOrchid130718-1

HolyIslandCommonSpottedOrchid130718-2

Common Spotted Orchid (Dactylorhiza fuschii)

HolyIslandCreepingWillow130718-1

Creeping Willow (Salix repens)

HolyIslandgrass130718-1

HolyIslandHorsetail130718-1

HolyIslandHorsetail130718-2

HolyIslandHorsetail130718-3

HolyIslandMarshHelleborine130718-1

HolyIslandMarshHelleborine130718-2



HolyIslandMarshHelleborine130718-4

HolyIslandMarshHelleborine130718-3

Marsh Helleborine (Epipactis palustris)

HolyIslandMarshThistle130718-1

Marsh Thistle (Cirsium palustre)

HolyIslandNorthernMarshOrchid130718-1

HolyIslandNorthernMarshOrchid130718-2

HolyIslandScurvyGrass130718-1

HolyIslandSilverWeed130718-1

HolyIslandSpikeRush130718-1


HolyIslandUnknown130718-1

HolyOslandGrass2130718-1

But the Holy Island Helleborine is conspicuous by it's absence.
Where ?
Another year.

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Kielder Water - Northumberland

KielderWaterBilberry120718-2

KielderWaterBilberry120718-3

KielderWaterBilberry120718-4

KielderWaterBilberry120718-7

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

KielderWaterCottonGrass140718-1

KielderWaterCottonGrass140718-2

Cotton Grass Sp (Eriophorum Sp)

Border Mires. A conservation history.

With so little rain the mire here was almost completely dry. The pond at the top of Falstone Moss was a shadow of its usual self.

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Ling (Calluna vulgaris) just about to come into flower.

KilederWaterGrass130718-1

Down by the road

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KielderWaterHogweed130718-3

Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)

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Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica)

KielderWaterThistle140718-1

KielderWaterThistle140718-2

KielderWaterThistle140718-3




and
a
spider
covered in mites?

KielderWaterSpider130718-1



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Williamston - Northumberland

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Down among the tress by the banks of the river.

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WilliamstonHelleborine120718-2

WilliamstonHelleborine120718-3

WilliamstonHelleborine120718-7

WilliamstonHelleborine120718-8

WilliamstonHelleborine120718-9

WilliamstonHelleborine120718-10

WilliamstonHelleborine120718-11

WilliamstonHelleborine120718-14

Dune (The Tyne) Helleborine (Epipactis dunensis subsp tynensis )

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Bishop Middleham Quarry - Durham

BishopMiddlehamQuarryChalkFragrantOrchid130718-1

Chalk Fragrant Orchid (Gymnadenia conopsea)

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-1

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-2



BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-3

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-4

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-5

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-6

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-7

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-8

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-9

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-10

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-12

BishopMiddlehamQuarryDarkRedHelleborine120718-13

Dark Red Helleborine (Epipactis atrorubens)

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Salthouse-Gramborough Hill

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Salthouse080718-2

Salthouse080718-3


GramboroughHillSeaLavender080718-1

Sea Lavender (Limonium vulgar)

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Linnet (Linaria cannabina)

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GramboroughHillWhitethroat080718-2

Whitethroat parent still with the odd snatch of song.

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Young Whitethroat hiding in the Elder.

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Still feeding the young ones.

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A young Whitethroat, much fresher and browner on the back.

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Working hard to catch flies for pretty much fully fledged youngsters.
You can see the damage to the flight feathers from a long summer of breeding.

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GramboroughHillWhitethroat080718-8

Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)

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Gramborough Hill

and just down the road at The Iron Road

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TheIronRdHoverfly080718-2

TheIronRdHoverfly080718-4

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Sphaerophoria Sp

Stephen Falk's Sphaerophoria Flicker page.

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TheironRoadWildCelery080718-1

Wild Celery (Apium graveolens)

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Upton Fen

UptonFenChaser060718-1

UptonFenChaser060718-2

Four Spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)

UptonFenDarter060718-1

Ruddy Darter - Female (Sympetrum sanguineum)

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Potter Heigham Marshes

PotterHeighamMarshesBladderwort060718-1

PotterHeighamMarshesBladderwort060718-2

PotterHeighamMarshesBladderwort060718-3

Bladderwort (Utricularia vulgaris)

PotterHeighamMarshesFrogbit060718-1

Frogbit (Hydrocharis morsus-rannae)

PotterHeighamMarshesHoverfly060718-1

Heliophilus Sp (Possibly H hybridus - Male ?)

PotterHeighamMarshesNorfolkHawker060718-1

PotterHeighamMarshesNorfolkHawker060718-2

Norfolk Hawker (Aeshna isosceles)

PotterHeighamMarshesTubularWaterDropwort060718-1

Tubular Water Dropwort (Oenanthe fistulosa)

&

Hobby

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Winterton

WintertonCentaury060718-1

Centaury (Centaurium erythraea)

WintertonMarramGrass060718-1

Marram Grass (Ammophila arenaria)

WintertonSaltwort060718-1

WintertonSaltwort060718-2

WintertonSaltwort060718-3

Prickly Saltwort (Kali turgidum)

WintertonSeaHolly060718-1

WintertonSeaHolly060718-2

Sea Holly (Eryngium marítima)

WintertonSeaRocket0601718-1

WintertonSeaRocket0601718-2

WintertonSeaRocket0601718-3

Sea Rocket (Cakile marítima)

WintertonSeaSandwort060718-1

WintertonSeaSandwort060718-2

WintertonSeaSandwort060718-3

Sea Sandwort seed pods. (Honckenya pepoides)

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Cley

Cley050718-1

CleyGrass050718-1

CleyGrayling050718-1

CleyGrayling050718-2

CleyGrayling050718-3

Grayling (Hipparchia semele)

CleyHornedPoppy050718-1

CleyHornedPoppy050718-2

CleyHornedPoppy050718-3

CleyHornedPoppy050718-4

CleyHornedPoppy050718-6

Horned Poppy (Glaucium flavum)

&

Whimbrel overhead calling.

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Metton

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Greater Knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa)

MettonGreenFly050718-1

Common Green Lacewing (Chrysoperla carnea)

MettonHoverfly050718-1

MettonHoverfly050718-2

MettonHoverfly050718-3

Scaeva Sp (probably the common one Scaeva pyrastri)

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MettonUnknown050718-1

Plumose aristide

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You can just make out the re-entrant outer cross vein.

A furry Bumble Bee mimic. Probably a female. Resembles Bombus lucorum.

Volucella bombylans (The yellow form)

Stephen Falk's Volucella bombylans page on Flicker

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Stone Pit Wood

StonePitWoodBramble050718-1

Bramble & Friend

StonePitWoodHoverfly2050718-1

StonePitWoodHoverfly2050718-2

Helophilus Sp? Possibly (Helophilus pendulus)

StonePitWoodWhiteAdmiral050718-1

StonePitWoodWhiteAdmiral050718-2

White Admiral (Limenitis camilla)

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-1

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-2

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-3

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-4

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-5

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-7

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-8

StonePitWoodWhiteLetterHairstreak050718-9

White Letter Hairstreak (Satyrium w-album)



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Stone Pit Wood

StonePitHeathComma040718-1

Comma (Polygonia c-album)

StonePitHeathHoverfly1040718-1

StonePitHeathHoverfly1040718-2

StonepitHeathHoverfly1040718-5

StonepitHeathHoverfly1040718-6

Possibly Syrphus ribesii ?

Stephen Falk's Syrphus ribesii page on Flicker

StonePitHeathHoverfly7040718-1

StonePitHeathHoverfly7040718-2

Syrphus Sp??

StonePitHeathHoverfly2040718-1

Female

StonePitHeathHoverfly2040718-2

Male

StonePitHeathHoverfly2040718-3

Male

StonePitHeathHoverfly2040718-4

Female

Great Pied Hoverfly (Volucella pellucens)

Stephen Falk's Volucella pellucens Flicker page.

StonePitHeathHoverfly3040718-1

StonePitHeathHoverfly3040718-2

StonePitHeathHoverfly3040718-3

Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)

StonePitHeathHoverfly4040718-1

StonePitHeathHoverfly4040718-2

StonePitHeathHoverfly4040718-3

Beaded Chrysotoxum (Chrysotoxum festivum)





StonePitHeathLongHornBeetle040718-1

Yellow & Black Longhorn Beetle (Rutpela maculata)

StonePitHeathRedAdmiral040718-1

StonePitHeathRedAdmiral040718-2

StonePitHeathRedAdmiral040718-3

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

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Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

StonePitHeathSilverWashedFritillary040718-1

StonePitHeathSilverWashedFritillary040718-2

StonePitHeathSilverWashedFritillary040718-3

Silver Washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-3

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-4

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-5

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-6

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-7

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-8

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-9

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-10

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-11

StonePitHeathWhiteAdmiral040718-12

White Admiral (Limentis camilla)

StonePitHeathWHiteLetterHairstreak040718-1

StonePitHeathWHiteLetterHairstreak040718-2

White Letter Hairstreak (Satyrium w-album)

StonePitWoodHoverfly5040718-1

StonePitWoodHoverfly5040718-2

Eristalsis arbustorum possibly ?

Diffuse mark on the stigma. Dark, thick hind metatarsus. Wing loop present.

StonePitWoodHoverfly6040718-1

Eristalsis intricaria possibly?



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Bradfield Wood - Suffolk

BradfiedlWoodsGreenVeinedWhite300618-1

BradfiedlWoodsGreenVeinedWhite300618-2

Green Veined White (Piers napi)

BradfiedlWoodsSilverWashedFritillary300618-1

Silver Washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

&
White Admiral
&
Purple Emperor

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Kelling Heath

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-1

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-2

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-3

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-4

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-5

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-6

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-7

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-8

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-9

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-10

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-11

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-12

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-13

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-14

KellingHeathSilverStuddedBlue260618-15

Silver Studded Blue & Predator (Plebejus argus)



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Cranwich Camp

CranwichBug240618-1

Six Spot Burnet

CranwichHare'sFootGrass240618-1

Hare's Foot Clover (Trifolium pratense)

CranwichMignonette240618-1

CranwichMignonette240618-2

Mignonette (Reseda odorata)

CranwichMuskMallow240618-1

CranwichMuskMallow240618-2

CranwichMuskMallow240618-3

Musk Mallow (Malva moschata)

CranwichSMallSkipper240618-1

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)

CranwichSpanishCatchFly240618-1

CranwichSpanishCatchFly240618-2

CranwichSpanishCatchFly240618-4

Spanish Catchfly (Silene otites)

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Red Bartsia (Odontites vernus)

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Fiddleford - Dorset

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Common Arrowhead (Saggitaria sagittifolia)

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Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerurm)

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FiddleThorpeDamsel230618-3

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Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura elegans)

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Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)

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Eristalsis Sp?

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