Thursday, 23 April 2015
WELL BUTTER MY FLIES-A TALE OF TWO SKIPPERS
Butterflies are back on the agenda now the sun is rising in the heavens and is providing some much needed warmth.
DINGY SKIPPERS AT SAMPHIRE HOE - THE FIRST OF THE YEAR.
GRIZZLED SKIPPER AT DUNGENESS
SMALL COPPERS AT DUNGENESS
CLOUDED YELLOW-LANGDON CLIFFS
WHITETHROAT ON THE CLIFFS
BLACKBIRD IN LANGDON HOLE
SMALL WHITE ON WALLFLOWER
SPARROWHAWK ABOVE BLERIOTS MEMORIAL
PAINTED LADY This rather worn specimen turned up at the Hoe on Tuesday ,wonder if has come all the way from Morocco!
EARLY SPIDER ORCHIDS are now blooming at the Hoe
CUCKOO AT DUNGENESS
SHELDUCK PURSUED BY TWO SHELDRAKES.
WHIMBREL AT DUNGENESS.
Sunday, 19 April 2015
GRAVE NEWS FOR DOVER BEES
Sunday morning checked twitter on my phone as usual:- 5 BEE EATERS in Charlton Cemetry having not gone for the Hythe Hoopoe yesterday I was not gonna miss this................
WHAT SHALL WE DO NOW?
ALWAYS ON THE LOOK OUT FOR BEES.
ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST.
THE LOCAL GREAT SPOT WAS QUITE IMPRESSED TOO
STREAMLINED FOR SPEED
FLYING UPSIDE DOWN
Then at 10.33 they were off............
The rest of the week will be a bit dull after that,but here goes
THE LOCAL PEREGRINE FALCON
FIVE FOR SILVER
SIX FOR GOLD
FEMALE RING OUZEL
ONE OF A PARTY OF 4 WHEATEARS ON LANGDON CLIFFS
COMMA-SOUTH FORELAND VALLEY
SEDGE WARBLER WARBLING AT STODMARSH.
MALE MARSH HARRIER ON PATROL
STONECHAT LANGDON CLIFFS.