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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 5th July 2020, 20:36
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Surreybirder
No, it's just that a friend who is into insects...

No, it's just that a friend who is into insects thought that it couldn't be IDed to species.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 5th July 2020, 09:47
Replies: 47
Views: 797
Posted By Surreybirder
Windy here, too. I did get a few moths - all NFY:...

Windy here, too. I did get a few moths - all NFY: dark arches; buff ermine; smoky wainscot; green pug; flame; heart and dart. A few micros still to ID.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 4th July 2020, 16:15
Replies: 104
Views: 4,145
Posted By Surreybirder
another ruddy darter near my home in Surrey....

another ruddy darter near my home in Surrey. Unusually, I seem to be seeing more ruddy than common darters so far this year.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 4th July 2020, 16:07
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks for the correction. Are you sure that it...

Thanks for the correction. Are you sure that it is livida?
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 4th July 2020, 11:29
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Surreybirder
the middle one looks like some sort of solitary...

the middle one looks like some sort of solitary bee to me. The hover is a lovely photo but I'm not too good on the Syrphidae.
Not certain that it's a robber fly. The one I saw recently had a massive...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 4th July 2020, 11:26
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Surreybirder
Peculiar leg arrangement! Is that normal?

Peculiar leg arrangement! Is that normal?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 4th July 2020, 11:18
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Surreybirder
It does... thanks, Andy.

It does... thanks, Andy.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 4th July 2020, 05:45
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Surreybirder
PNG hawk

I don't know whether anyone can help with this hawkmoth, spotted by my brother in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 3rd July 2020, 20:35
Replies: 104
Views: 4,145
Posted By Surreybirder
I think it's a southern hawker but better wait...

I think it's a southern hawker but better wait for the experts.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 3rd July 2020, 15:54
Replies: 47
Views: 797
Posted By Surreybirder
I'm not as active as most on this forum but I've...

I'm not as active as most on this forum but I've found a couple of nice moths in daylight during the last couple of days. If my ID of Dasycera oliviella is correct (I'm waiting to hear back from my...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 26th June 2020, 18:12
Replies: 104
Views: 4,145
Posted By Surreybirder
First common darter of the year for me today.

First common darter of the year for me today.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 25th June 2020, 21:21
Replies: 442
Views: 9,972
Posted By Surreybirder
Isn't that mother of pearl?

Isn't that mother of pearl?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 25th June 2020, 16:07
Replies: 442
Views: 9,972
Posted By Surreybirder
Going round the garden in the tropical heat I...

Going round the garden in the tropical heat I came across two moths. One is a yellow shell but the other had me scratching my head until I realised that it might be a micro (it wasn't obviously...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 25th June 2020, 16:01
Replies: 104
Views: 4,145
Posted By Surreybirder
Nice ruddy darter in the garden yesterday along...

Nice ruddy darter in the garden yesterday along with a beautiful demoiselle; and a broad-bodied chaser. The white-legged damselfly is from our local wildlife centre today - not the greatest of shots....
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 10th June 2020, 20:05
Replies: 104
Views: 4,145
Posted By Surreybirder
I seem to get mostly large red and azure damsels...

I seem to get mostly large red and azure damsels in the garden with occasional demoiselles (two species). Common damsel never seems to come. But I do get the odd blue-tailed damsel (see photo). I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th June 2020, 05:08
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Surreybirder
No offence taken!

No offence taken!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 6th June 2020, 09:49
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks, it seems that we have some sort of...

Thanks, it seems that we have some sort of consensus on crow. I agree with your point but I didn't see the bird until I looked at the photo.

By way of an addendum, there was a red kite at the same...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th June 2020, 19:23
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Surreybirder
Interesting suggestion. There were ravens in the...

Interesting suggestion. There were ravens in the area at the time.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th June 2020, 12:41
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Surreybirder
UK raptor

I took this (awful) photo of a red kite. When I got home I spotted that there was a falcon-like bird beyond it. I was thinking kestrel but I'm not sure. Any views? This was today in Surrey.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 4th June 2020, 16:22
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Surreybirder
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 4th June 2020, 14:04
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Surreybirder
large bee for ID

This was in our garden today. I'm not sure whether it's a queen or a worker but it was large.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 4th June 2020, 13:59
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks, guys.

Thanks, guys.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 19:54
Replies: 442
Views: 9,972
Posted By Surreybirder
I'm a bit rusty but they look right to me. buff...

I'm a bit rusty but they look right to me.
buff footman, iron prominent and LYU
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 12:15
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Surreybirder
small spider

Can this one be IDed? I think I may have photographed its underside!
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 20:24
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Surreybirder
two bees - or not to bees (sorry)

Any ID on these, please.
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