Birds, Leps, Observations & Generalities - the images and ramblings of Mark Skevington. Sometimes.

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Recent Random Stuff

Parent Bug on Silver Birch, Abbey Park, 12/08/2012

Birch Shieldbug nymph, Abbey Park, 12/08/2012

Balclutha punctata, attracted to the garden moth trap on 13/08/2012

Linnavuoriana sexmaculata, again attracted to the garden moth trap on 13/08/2012

Pinalitus cervinus, making a trio of bug ticks from the garden moth trap on 13/08/2012

Brown Hawker, lots of these around at Watermead CP South on 14/08/2012

Roesel's Bush Cricket, Watermead CP South, 14/08/2012

Helophilus trivittatus, Watermead CP South, 14/08/2012

Nettle-leaved Bellflower, Watermead CP South, 14/08/2012

and finally, a full blown micro tick for me from the garden - Blastodacna atra which I initially mistook for being an odd Momphid. Currently trying to determine the actual status of this species in VC55, though certainly no VCH records or specimens in the county collection.

1 comment:

Stewart said...

Nice one Mark, I had one of those Hovers in the garden tonight, are they migrants I havent seen one before? Can you check my blog and have a look at my mystery micros please? I got no reply off Northumberland Moths...