DIARY

For returning visitors this page gives recent additions (reverse chronological order) as a brief month-by-month log of excursions for photography

2018

June

Cors Erddreiniog, Anglesey   Visit to a remarkable fen, the only reliable Marsh Fritillary site on Anglesey (Butterflies, Nymphalidae).

Rimplas, Alpes Maritime, France   Four days in a prime butterfly spot - walks down the valley from Rimplas and excursions by road up the Tinee Valley; lots of new butterfly pics - whole Continental Europe section updated (Butterflies, Continent).

Moths   Trapping in Disley for a couple of nights - Miller (first for Disley - see Moths, Noctuidae, Acrinictinae) and Golden Plusia (first ever - Moths, Noctuidae, Plusiinae).

May

Derbyshire, Longstone Edge   Common Heath moth and Wood Tiger moth (Moths, Geometridae, Ennominae and Moths, Erebidae).

Camera & Lenses Page Updated   See Methods section on Homepage.

Published!   Photo of Little Gull (Birds, Gulls) published in "Gulls of the World" by Klaus Malling Olsen, 2018, Christopher Helm, p.340.

West Sussex   Visits to Kithurst Hill, Heyshott Down and Rewell Wood in superb weather over several days.   New pics of Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Orange Tip and Duke of Burgundy (Showcase, Butterflies and Butterflies, Nymphailidae and Pieridae).   Riodinidae gallery reorganised, with new pics.

Derbyshire, Longstone Edge   Pheromone lure used to attract Emperor Moths - two males captured, photographed and released unharmed (Moths, Saturniidae).

April

Spain, Costa Blanca   Some butterflies out around the Salinas de Calpe - Panoptes Blue and Cleopatra (Butterflies, Continental).   Hoopoe nesting in the hotel gardens (Birds, Bee eater, etc).