Friday, 22 August 2014

Dry Sandford pit & Parsonage moor BBOWT Reserves 22nd August

After a disappointing day at radley yesterday I decided that today I would take a look around these reserves to see what Dragonflies were around, I also wanted to see if the Grass- of -Parnassus was in flower and I'm Pleased to say that it was. As for the Dragonflies it was better than yesterday!



 Common Darter

 Field Grasshopper

 Small Red Damselfly

 Tortoise Bug

 Angle Shades

 Common Darters
Damselflies/Dragonflies seen today:-
Common Blue Damsel, Small Red Damsel 1, Black tailed Skimmer, Keeled Skimmer 3, Brown Hawker, Southern Hawker, Migrant Hawker, Common Darter.

Butterflies seen today:-
Small white, Common Blue, Brown Argus, Small Copper (my 1st of the year!!), Small Tortoiseshell, Red Admiral, Meadow Brown.

Meadow Grasshoppers and Field Grasshoppers were seen, also Long Winged Coneheads.
A Tortoise Shield Bug was seen at Dry Sandford Pit. A Hobby was also seen here.

2 Ravens flew over parsonage moor calling.
Around 6 young Common Lizards were seen on the boardwalk at Parsonage Moor.

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