Monday, 8 July 2013

Fen Bog revisited - 7th July 2013

A lovely walk at Fen Bog YWT on Sunday, highlights being:

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary - c30
Large Heath - c20
Common Blue - c10

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and Large Heath (bottom)
Keeled Skimmer - 1 male
Golden-ringed Dragonfly - 1 male
Common Darter - lots
Large Red Damselfly - 1

Keeled Skimmer
Whinchat - 1 male plus another family with fledged young
Redpoll sp - lots flying about
Willow Warbler
Meadow Pipit
Reed Bunting

Whinchat on a bench

Lots of plants! Highlights:
Heath Spotted Orchid
Arctic Starflower
Bog Asphodel
Heath Milkwort
Marsh Cinquefoil
Autumn Hawkbit
Bladder Sedge
Deer Grass
Hare's-tail Cotton Grass
Common Cotton Grass
Marsh Violet
Bog Myrtle
Crested Dog's-tail
Round-leaved Sundew

Arctic Starflower (Chickweed Wintergreen)

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