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by forager
April 18th, 2019, 3:43 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Orange tips
Replies: 3
Views: 10

Re: Orange tips

I walked in the same area again today, and there were dozens of male Orange tips about,
but there was one female too, but it was the only one I saw on the whole walk,

Orange tip male.JPG
Orange tip female 1.JPG Orange tip female 2.JPG Orange tip female 3.JPG
by forager
April 18th, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: new members
Topic: welcome to our newest member, Green child
Replies: 1
Views: 3

Re: welcome to our newest member, Green child

hi Green child and welcome to the forum :)
by forager
April 15th, 2019, 3:15 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Orange tips
Replies: 3
Views: 10

Re: Orange tips

a few Orange tips about today, but only in the sunny and more sheltered spots,
again, only males spotted so far

orange tip 1.JPG orange tip 3.JPG orange tip 2.JPG orange tip 4.JPG
by forager
April 4th, 2019, 11:13 am
Forum: Bees and Wasps
Topic: ichneumon wasp
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: ichneumon wasp

the body was about 20mm or possibly more with the tail, the nearest ones to it I could find online were Rhyssa persuasoria or adontocolon dentipes, but as I said earlier hard to say exactly from something in the memory alone, and nowhere near being an expert on these things that's just my beast gues...
by forager
April 3rd, 2019, 4:05 pm
Forum: Bees and Wasps
Topic: ichneumon wasp
Replies: 2
Views: 11

ichneumon wasp

I saw several of what I think were ichneumon wasps darting and hovering over a pile of woodchips this morning, impossible to get a photo as they were never still for longer than a split second, before darting off again they were long, black and with a very long "tail" I've tried to get an id from lo...
by forager
April 3rd, 2019, 3:58 pm
Forum: new members
Topic: welcome to our newest member Bluebird
Replies: 8
Views: 18

Re: welcome to our newest member Bluebird

Hi Bluebird, and welcome to the forum :)
by forager
April 3rd, 2019, 3:57 pm
Forum: new members
Topic: welcome to our newest member Howard86
Replies: 7
Views: 16

Re: welcome to our newest member Howard86

Hi Howard, and welcome to the forum :)
by forager
April 3rd, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: Marsh Marigold
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Marsh Marigold

i'll second that :)
your moth posts have been very helpful especially :D
and none of the Marsh Marigolds round here have any flowers showing yet, they must be later flowering up here compared to the south of the country :)
by forager
April 3rd, 2019, 3:51 pm
Forum: Trees
Topic: trees in flower
Replies: 35
Views: 188

Re: trees in flower

wild Cherry trees are full of blossom this morning,
cherry 1.JPG cherry 2.JPG

and I finally found some Hawthorn with flower buds on it :)

Hawthorn.JPG
by forager
April 3rd, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: Trees
Topic: Mistletoe
Replies: 14
Views: 196

Re: Mistletoe

heres some I spotted this morning, this time the host tree was a Hawthorn :)
mistletoe 1.JPG mistletoe 2.JPG