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by Wurzel
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3199
Views: 151804

Re: Wurzel

Larkhill 19-09-2017 As I was due to stop off at Teddy’s Vets for his meat (the excellent Ronniethe poo no less!) I made sure my camera was ready as I’d also be able to sneak in about 10 minutes at Larkhill… I started at the main Car Park and made my way down the Eastbound path but it was very quiet ...
by Wurzel
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: jackz432r
Replies: 631
Views: 23829

Re: jackz432r

Great set of images Jack :D The White-letter with the Hedge Brown is a real cracker :D :mrgreen:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Bugboys mission
Replies: 1555
Views: 37357

Re: Bugboys mission

Nice report Bugboy :D and good to see a Marsh Tit so as to make a comparison with Goldie's Willow Tit :D Good to see the egg haul increased as well :D

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Ringlet
Topic: Ringlet – Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 171

Re: Ringlet – Favourite Photo of 2017

Ringlet This was taken on the same day as my Purple Hairstreak and is my favourite as it’s my best ‘arete’ to date in terms of lack of spots. Also it was taken during an interlude/intermission from photographing a White-letter Hairstreak. Mind you when it came to selecting Ringlets I didn’t have an ...
by Wurzel
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Red Admiral
Topic: Red Admiral – Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 159

Re: Red Admiral – Favourite Photo of 2017

Red Admiral This was another shot taken with my nieces’ assistance at Kingston Lacey which I’ve waxed lyrical about before. It’s my favourite for that reason mainly but also because it clearly shows the white spot that makes it a ‘bialbata’ from the underside. DSC_1244 - Copy-002.JPG Have a goodun W...
by Wurzel
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Silver-washed Fritillary
Topic: Silver-washed Fritillary – Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 129

Silver-washed Fritillary – Favourite Photo of 2017

Silver-washed Fritillary – Favourite Photo of 2017 Week 15 – This week must be the second placed week of the thread in 2018 because they're all 'Silvers' :wink: And after that very tenuous link let's crack on... Please could I ask that everyone waits until a topic has been opened by me for a particu...
by Wurzel
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Silver-studded Blue
Topic: Silver-studded Blue – Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 82

Silver-studded Blue – Favourite Photo of 2017

Silver-studded Blue – Favourite Photo of 2017 Week 15 – This week must be the second placed week of the thread in 2018 because they're all 'Silvers' :wink: And after that very tenuous link let's crack on... Please could I ask that everyone waits until a topic has been opened by me for a particular s...
by Wurzel
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Silver-spotted Skipper
Topic: Silver-spotted Skipper – Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 70

Silver-spotted Skipper – Favourite Photo of 2017

Silver-spotted Skipper – Favourite Photo of 2017 Week 15 – This week must be the second placed week of the thread in 2018 because they're all 'Silvers' :wink: And after that very tenuous link let's crack on... Please could I ask that everyone waits until a topic has been opened by me for a particula...
by Wurzel
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3199
Views: 151804

Re: Wurzel

Cheers Trevor :D Yep they do seem larger later in the year although whether they actually are or not I'm nor sure? Cheers Andrew :D That Large White was pretty stand out for me :D Cheers Goldie :D Those Commas were feeding up well, I reckon the juice was starting to ferment :wink: :lol: Cheers Bugbo...
by Wurzel
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: essex buzzard
Replies: 1269
Views: 28544

Re: essex buzzard

Absolutely cracking shots of the Hawfinch Essex :D :mrgreen:

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3199
Views: 151804

Re: Wurzel

The Devenish 16-09-2017 With the kids back at school and my sister back in Oz things were settling down and we were getting back into our usual rhythm. That being said I managed to fit in an afternoon at The Devenish between the weekend chores. The weather was settled and so for once I wasn’t racing...
by Wurzel
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Wurzel
Replies: 3199
Views: 151804

Re: Wurzel

Cheers Neil :D I can remember them flying around my Grans rockery when I was about 7 or 8 and then when I got into butterflies seriously 7 years ago they were (and still are in most places) decidedly uncommon :( Cheers Bugboy :D Indeed - but if I wasn't behind with my PD then people might think I'd ...
by Wurzel
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Goldie M
Replies: 1932
Views: 40747

Re: Goldie M

Andrews right on the IDs; Shoveler, Goosanders (great shots BTW :mrgreen: ) and a Willow Tit, I was a bit unsure about that one to start with but the paler area on the wings sold it to me as a Willow Tit, an ID feature I'd not been aware of before :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Great Bullfinch as well :D Gl...
by Wurzel
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Trevor
Replies: 1732
Views: 39387

Re: Trevor

As I read through I was thinking 'Tree fellers', 'Tree Fellers' but Dave beat me to it :roll: of which I'm sure is a case of great minds... :lol: Sterling work there Trevor et al :D
Snowdrops already :shock: Next thing it'll be Daffs...

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Andrew555
Replies: 80
Views: 1566

Re: Andrew555

Great shots Andrew :D I've enjoyed staring at the Starling murmuration to see what beautiful shapes pop into view - so far I've seen a slightly deformed Snowy Owl and a turtle swimming towards me - though my imagination was working overtime making that one out :shock: :lol:

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Wurzel
by Wurzel
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Neil Freeman
Replies: 2247
Views: 93899

Re: Neil Freeman

Another great report Neil, great shots with a Cloudy :mrgreen: and many taken at Durdle Door (my favourite place ever) :mrgreen: but the best has to be the male Adonis - it jumps of the screen - I thought I could touch it for a moment there :shock: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Bugboys mission
Replies: 1555
Views: 37357

Re: Bugboys mission

Great shots of the Goosander Bugboy :D :mrgreen: - not a species to get close to easily - they're either in the very middle or far reaches of a lake :roll: :D

Have a goodun

Wurzel
by Wurzel
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: essex buzzard
Replies: 1269
Views: 28544

Re: essex buzzard

Great report Essex :D I'm quite envious as I've only been to Slimbridge twice now :mrgreen: (though the first time I saw Tree Sparrows, Greenland Whitefronts and a wild American Wigeon there :D). looks like there are a couple of grey geese in amongst the Canadas and some Dunlin too :D :mrgreen: That...
by Wurzel
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Purple Hairstreak
Topic: Purple Hairstreak – Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 179

Re: Purple Hairstreak – Favourite Photo of 2017

Purple Hairstreak This was a cracking year for Purple Hairstreak as they started coming down fairly regularly and there have been some stunning images of this species from 2017. My personal favourite came from an amazing day with my girls at Bentley Wood. I only got a smattering of shots but these c...
by Wurzel
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Topic: Pearl-bordered Fritillary – Favourite Photo of 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 147

Re: Pearl-bordered Fritillary – Favourite Photo of 2017

Pearl-bordered Fritillary This was my favourite because it demonstrates the wonderful camouflage shown by this species; not something I’d have thought of it before. When I think about Pearls I usually imagine vivid orange butterflies fluttering around the vegetation or as a brightly coloured and che...

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