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    Chequered Skipper reintro - England

    As I understand it Purple Moor-grass is the main food plant in Scotland but False Brome was used in England.
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    Chequered Skipper reintro - England

    Belgian population apparently found in similar landscape with the same food plant, false broom, as available at the introduction site, according to today
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    Benfleet: lost camera equipment

    Prior to a visit to the dragonfly site on Sunday we were shown photographs of the Southern Migrant Hawkers by someone in the station car park who happened to mention that he had lost a piece of camera equipment. It seems likely that we may have found it and would be happy to return it to the...
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    2017 UK orchids

    I've had the same response to my e-mailed request for information from Kenfig re. Fen Orchids - nothing. Disappointing for such an important site and, unfortunately, enough to dissuade me from making the long journey to South Wales.
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    2016 UK Orchids

    Re Bonny Wood; just up the road from me and know it well. Common Twayblade yes, Lesser Twayblade would be good but highly unlikely. 'Flora of Suffolk' shows CT widely distributed and has no mention of LT. Similarly, 'The Orchids of Suffolk', 1991, by Martin Sanford makes no mention of LT. A...
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    2016 UK Orchids

    Can anyone help me with Hebridean Marsh Orchid? I've searched the Lingay/Clachan area but without success, and with only one day left on N. Uist I'm running out of time. Any help very gratefully received. Thank you. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Water Shrew - The Lodge

    Thanks for the update. I've tried Jack's Pond but although it's only small, I find that the amount of vegetation makes monitoring the whole pond difficult.
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    Water Shrew - The Lodge

    Tried for these yesterday but without success. Would be grateful for any recent information. Thanks.
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    Audubon: North America Bird Guide

    Excellent - thanks for that.
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    Norfolk Butterflies and Moths

    I think that they have Zebra Longwing in the butterfly house at Banham Zoo, which could explain the Garboldisham sighting.
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    2015 UK Orchids

    Groton Wood, Suffolk; PurpleHelleborines mostly still in bud with only an occasional open flower, earlier this week.
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    2014 UK Orchids

    Frog Orchid currently at its only Suffolk site - Winks Meadow near Metfield, TM303799.
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    UK dragonflies and damselflies, 2014

    I think most people park near Markway Bridge on the A35 (c. SU250038) and go over a stile to walk east along the Ober. (I walk from Puttles Bridge to make a day of it). I was in the area a couple of days ago but couldn't see an easy way of walking along the Ober from Puttles Bridge. Any...
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    Suffolk Birding

    Watched the Montagu's Harrier for a long while, yesterday afternoon, close to the river wall just up from Felixstowe Ferry. hard to believe that it was just me and my mate there. Even after ringing in the news no one else appeared. An interesting and obliging bird'. 'Channel' type Wagtail also...
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    Dragonfly ID, UK

    Female Beautiful Demoiselle.