travel widely during the summer looking for insects
to photograph, Roger Edmondson and I have decided to
put a record of our more interesting finds on this
entries are not always entered in date order
so please check for changes by clicking on 'What's
new' on the home page.
It has been
nearly two years since this site has been updated.
This is because all of my time was taken up on
working on another website on british moths. This is
now going well as I have used the time during the
Covid 19 lockdowns to write the text as well as add
more pictures, maps and lifecycle tables. I believe
that the site will be up to date and ready to put up
by about this time next year.
travelling due to the coronavirus has also meant
that there has been little to add to this site,
especially as I have only trapped for moths in my
was an exception as when my partner Carolyn and I
were looking out of the bedroom window we noticed
movement behind some sedge at the edge of the pond
at the bottom of the garden. I took some pictures,
but unfortunately the quality through the window
glass was poor.
I then decided
to risk opening the window, hoping that this would
not disturb a pair of mating foxes that had come
into view. I also hoped that the neighbours would
not be thinking that it was them on which I
had trained my telephoto lens.
mating they still managed to squabble.
When it was
all over the dog-fox went back under the apple tree
to clean himself up.
went off for a drink in the pond.