Saturday, 24 July 2010

Brockholes nature reserve - 21st July 2010.

The top butterfly is a meadow brown and the bottom butterfly is a gatekeeper.
This is the first barn owl i have seen.

White-faced darter - 11th July 2010.

These are all white-faced darters dragonflys.

These are female emerald damselflys

Gait barrows - 4th July 2010.

This is a dark-red hellobrine orchid and was taken at Gait barrows.

Saturday, 3 July 2010

Brockholes nature reserve - 27th June 2010.

Bee orchid photo 1.
Bee orchid photo 2.
Bee orchid photo 3.

A call from Mike Foley saying there was a possible sighting of a couple of bee orchids at Brockholes had me grabbing my camera and heading down to help find them. We found 5 orchids which i marked so Sophie (the warden) could find them easy the next day.