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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 10th July 2018, 21:51
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By gnome
Bucks Southern Emerald Damselfly Info?

Saw this on BDS sightings page.

"Southern Emerald Damselfly
32 on small pond and adjacent scrubby footpath just off the A40 near the reclycing centre east of Beaconsfield."

Does anyone have any...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 12th July 2017, 17:05
Replies: 276
Views: 88,472
Posted By gnome
As I live relatively nearby in Oxon, I was...

As I live relatively nearby in Oxon, I was wondering if someone could PM me directions to the Warwickshire Dune Helleborine site?

TIA


Adam
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 24th June 2017, 12:06
Replies: 276
Views: 88,472
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm due up in the North East at the end...

Hi all, I'm due up in the North East at the end of this coming week to pick up my daughter from Durham University so I thought that I'd take the opportunity to do more on my new-found interest and...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 19th June 2017, 15:07
Replies: 276
Views: 88,472
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm off to South Wales on Friday to pick...

Hi all,
I'm off to South Wales on Friday to pick up my daughter from Uni. I was thinking of stopping off en route at Kenfig Nature Reserve to have a look at the various orchids there. Will the Fen...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 11th October 2016, 18:49
Replies: 25,833
Views: 7,330,481
Posted By gnome
OK, I went down today to try for it today so I'm...

OK, I went down today to try for it today so I'm going to answer my own question in case anyone else might be interested. The location "250 yards" west of the crossroads" is fairly easy to find and...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 9th October 2016, 19:21
Replies: 25,833
Views: 7,330,481
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm thinking of paying a visit to...

Hi all,

I'm thinking of paying a visit to Norfolk in order to try for the Radde's Warbler at Holkham and I was wondering if anyone could fill me in on how easy it might be actually to see it. RBA...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 18th August 2016, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By gnome
Thanks! Much appreciated Adam

Thanks! Much appreciated

Adam
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 16th August 2016, 22:06
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By gnome
Caterpillar ID

Can anyone ID this caterpillar for me, found in grass by Pendeen lighthouse down in Cornwall?

TIA


Adam
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 11th August 2016, 09:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,881
Posted By gnome
Hi John, Well done on getting your Willows but a...

Hi John,
Well done on getting your Willows but a shame about the SMH at Wat Tyler. Can I just check on the details of where you were looking at Alton Water? When you say you went westwards from the...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 9th August 2016, 10:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,881
Posted By gnome
Hi John, I tried both Thorpeness and Alton Water....

Hi John, I tried both Thorpeness and Alton Water. Thorpeness was very windy and I couldn't see any obvious cover by the boats - I didn't have time to take a boat out. Alton Water looked good but I...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 5th August 2016, 12:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,881
Posted By gnome
Perfect! Thanks very much

Perfect! Thanks very much
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 5th August 2016, 07:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,881
Posted By gnome
Thanks very much for that, most helpful! Do you...

Thanks very much for that, most helpful!

Do you (or anyone else) happen to know a reliable site for Scarce Emerald somewhere near Wat Tyler CP? I thought that I'd try for those at the same time
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 3rd August 2016, 13:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,881
Posted By gnome
I too am thinking of combining a Minsmere Purple...

I too am thinking of combining a Minsmere Purple Swamphen visit with some dragon & damsel hunting. I was going to try Wat Tyler for the Southern Migrant Hawker and thought that I'd try for Scarce...
Forum: Cleveland Tuesday 22nd March 2016, 17:13
Replies: 9
Views: 7,160
Posted By gnome
I went up at the weekend and managed to see the...

I went up at the weekend and managed to see the Shore Larks easily enough exactly where Chris said so thanks for that. Also managed the 1w Black Redstart at the Memorial Gardens on the Headland and...
Forum: Cleveland Friday 18th March 2016, 20:18
Replies: 289
Views: 70,566
Posted By gnome
...and where do you view from? I've looked on...

...and where do you view from? I've looked on Streetview and the field opposite the Fire Station seems only to be viewable from the rather busy main road, is there a side track somewhere from which...
Forum: Cleveland Wednesday 13th January 2016, 13:19
Replies: 9
Views: 7,160
Posted By gnome
Shorelarks at Spion Cop Cemetery, Hartlepool

I'm posting to find out more details about the 3 Shorelarks that are currently hanging around near Spion Cop Cemetery in Hartlepool. According to RBA they are south of the cemetery but from what I...
Forum: Northumberland Monday 21st December 2015, 08:38
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,076,272
Posted By gnome
Hi all, Just to let you know that I've been on...

Hi all,

Just to let you know that I've been on my trip up to the North East. Sadly the Dowitcher went AWOL on the day I was up there though of course it was back again the next day. Still I got some...
Forum: Durham Monday 21st December 2015, 08:34
Replies: 17,263
Views: 4,050,515
Posted By gnome
Just to let people know that I've been on my trip...

Just to let people know that I've been on my trip to the North East. However, since there'd been no news on the Waxwings at either site for several days in the end I decided to go and see the juv....
Forum: Durham Tuesday 15th December 2015, 07:19
Replies: 17,263
Views: 4,050,515
Posted By gnome
Hi Ray, Thanks very much for that, most...

Hi Ray,

Thanks very much for that, most helpful!

Adam
Forum: Northumberland Tuesday 15th December 2015, 07:19
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,076,272
Posted By gnome
Thanks very much for your help Adam

Thanks very much for your help

Adam
Forum: Northumberland Monday 14th December 2015, 17:19
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,076,272
Posted By gnome
Hi Andy, Thanks so much for that, that's most...

Hi Andy,

Thanks so much for that, that's most helpful!

If I could just ask a couple more questions:

1). Am I right in thinking that the hide is accessed from a track north from the entrance to...
Forum: Durham Monday 14th December 2015, 17:09
Replies: 17,263
Views: 4,050,515
Posted By gnome
Hi Ray, thanks for your response and your...

Hi Ray, thanks for your response and your directions to Saxon Way. Perhaps I should have made myself more clear as I was actually wanting to know specifically where on this road the Waxwings tend to...
Forum: Northumberland Monday 14th December 2015, 09:48
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,076,272
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm coming up to the county at the end of...

Hi all, I'm coming up to the county at the end of the week and I thought that I'd try for the Long-billed Dowitcher at Cresswell. As I only have limited time I was wondering if anyone could give...
Forum: Durham Monday 14th December 2015, 09:45
Replies: 17,263
Views: 4,050,515
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm going to up in the county at the end...

Hi all, I'm going to up in the county at the end of the week and thought that I'd try for the Waxwings in the Jarrow/Gateshead area. I understand that there are two sites for them: Saxon Way in...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 8th December 2015, 16:26
Replies: 25,833
Views: 7,330,481
Posted By gnome
Hi all, Back from my trip to Norfolk. I was...

Hi all,

Back from my trip to Norfolk. I was lucky to get some great views of the Pallid Harrier, distant views of the three Thornham Shorelark, brief views of some Thornham Twite and crippling views...
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