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by geniculata
Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Overseas
Topic: Unidentified insect
Replies: 20
Views: 814

Re: Unidentified insect

Hi guy,

Paul brock is in oz at the moment, but the man to ask is mikhail. :D

gary.
by geniculata
Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Another open-winged Purple Hairstreak (yawn)
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: Another open-winged Purple Hairstreak (yawn)

HI Paul, what a stunning image! youv'e been able to capitalize on a brief moment with a wonderful species, capturing exposure, detail and accurate colour rendition to its full for the given chance encounter. Thats not easy to do. Its without a doubt one of the best representations of a female purple...
by geniculata
Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Identification
Topic: small skipper
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: small skipper

Cheers Guy,
its not something that ive noticed before myself.

Gary.
by geniculata
Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Identification
Topic: small skipper
Replies: 2
Views: 169

small skipper

Found an unusually dark marked small skipper yesterday, one which ive not seen as dark before.
Has anyone any referance to this as being within normal variation as ive looked in a the species file and found nothing to match.

Gary.
by geniculata
Sat Jan 08, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Not Lepidoptera ( birds) 4
Replies: 22
Views: 779

Re: Not Lepidoptera ( birds) 4

for anyone who's interested,

there has been a big beautiful white tailed sea eagle knocking around in hordle on the south side of the new forest for a few days now and it seems to have put up temporary home in some local paddocks.
very viewable from the road.

gary :D
by geniculata
Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Christmas 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 482

Re: Happy Christmas 2010

merry christmas to all on uk butterflies! :D

gary.
by geniculata
Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Zonda
Replies: 263
Views: 8313

Re: Zonda

absolutely stunning pics zond,

love the kestrel !

gary. :D
by geniculata
Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Filling the void
Replies: 53
Views: 1440

Re: Filling the void

blimey,

that was a labour of love, but you had some great results.
but i think you've convinced me, its so easy why bother :wink: :lol: :lol:

gary.
by geniculata
Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Filling the void
Replies: 53
Views: 1440

Re: Filling the void

hi zonda, thanks for the pointer! must say your legaliae does look a good candidate for the id. ive had a look at your link and the mushroom picture folders, some amazing species there, how long did it take you to accumulate such a collection of images? are you tempted to go out and recapture them a...
by geniculata
Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Filling the void
Replies: 53
Views: 1440

Re: Filling the void

hi zonda, like you ive been enthusiasticaly filling the void mushroom hunting for the last couple of weeks and it can get addictive! i have some superb sites five mins from my house so have spent most of my spare time there of late and the season has kicked off very well. the boletus have been showi...
by geniculata
Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Competitions
Topic: August 2010 competition
Replies: 11
Views: 903

Re: August 2010 competition

thanks to everyone that voted for my picture!

congratulations to rodosranger and nickkor and well done to all who entered :)

gary.
by geniculata
Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Depression
Replies: 60
Views: 1310

Re: Depression

cheers mickael,

gary :)
by geniculata
Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Depression
Replies: 60
Views: 1310

Re: Depression

hi micheal, thanks also for your clear advise on ND filters, i must invest in one myself. ive been playing around with photo stitching for a while, only using the basic canon zoombrowser software which is alright but if your don't as you say pay attention to keeping the images on an level sweep you ...
by geniculata
Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Identification
Topic: Help with two browns.
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: Help with two browns.

hi chris,

spot on.

gary.
by geniculata
Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: Identification
Topic: Moths for ID please
Replies: 22
Views: 654

Re: Moths for ID please

hi teejay, although vines is somewhat variable overall, it has quite large stigmata ( the round and kidney shaped marks with pale edges) which your moths have compared with both uncertain and rustic. but the biggest clue is the flight season, the vines are peaking right now were as both rustic and u...
by geniculata
Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:08 am
Forum: Identification
Topic: Moths for ID please
Replies: 22
Views: 654

Re: Moths for ID please

hi teejay,

moths 1,2,3 and 5 look like vines rustic and moth 4 the turnip moth

gary.
by geniculata
Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: My Garden Walls
Replies: 12
Views: 452

Re: My Garden Walls

hi lee, well the old family home was in north london, chingford, more specifically it backed onto the hugh reservoir "the girling" which is at the lower end of the lea vally. as a child my bedroom overlooked the channal system and water authority land, i could watch gooseanders and red bre...
by geniculata
Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: My Garden Walls
Replies: 12
Views: 452

Re: My Garden Walls

blimey you'll be able to retire early on that! :lol:

gary
by geniculata
Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: My Garden Walls
Replies: 12
Views: 452

Re: My Garden Walls

good on ya mate!

gary. ps when do you open for visiting? :D
by geniculata
Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: My Garden Walls
Replies: 12
Views: 452

Re: My Garden Walls

hi zonda, you must be proud, and so you should be to share your garden with such a beautiful butterfly! i have to nip down to barton or keyhaven to see mine. its the butterfly that i have earliest recollections of as a child in london, we had them in the back allyway behind our garden, and are the s...

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