Thursday, 7 August 2014

Watlington Hill 7th August

I spent a few hours at watlington hill today mainly to see the Silver spotted skipper.30+ were seen flying around the hill and feeding on marjoram.40+ Frog orchids were seen but they were well past their best. A Raven was heard calling while I was walking around.

 Stripe Winged Grasshopper

 Silver Spotted Skipper

 Meadow Grasshopper

 Brown Argus

 Mottled Grasshopper

 Stripe Winged Grasshopper

 Brown Argus

 Painted Lady

 Brown Argus

 Stripe Winged Grasshopper

 Brown Argus

 View from the Hill
Butterflies seen today:-

Silver Spotted Skipper 30+
Small White
Brown Argus
Common Blue
Small tortoiseshell
Painted Lady
Speckled Wood
Gatekeeper
Meadow Brown
Small Heath

Grasshoppers:-

Meadow Grasshopper
Common Field Grasshopper
Mottled Grasshopper
Stripe Winged Grasshopper

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