Like most , the temperatures of the last week or so have made finding anything of interest very difficult . I have been out most days , but hot and sweaty was basically all that I got . A few things did turn up , which I have rolled together into one post .Since the last post , Carol has had two and myself one , further sightings of Hummingbird Hawkmoth , both being in the garden .
One morning , before things got too hot , I found this Speckled Wood there , and the low angle of the
In a previous post , I mentioned Feral Pigeons landing on the surface of the Farm lake , and on a
Back in the garden again , on my return , Carol had found a female specimen of the Southern Oak
and all this by an insect without wings . How did they get here and spread Northwards , like many other immigrants the most likely answer is in/on lorries using the Channel Tunnel .
Today saw a dramatic change in the weather with grey clouds draped across those bright blue skies . Thinking that this would encourage the rut at Knole Park , I set off for another visit . I got there early , before the gate opened , so had to park along the back road and walk to the high ground by the
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