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Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 10th January 2020, 11:09
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By Dave Pearson
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 10th January 2020, 11:07
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Dave Pearson
Well, I would be more inclined to Adonis Blue for...

Well, I would be more inclined to Adonis Blue for the first two but ready to be shot down by those more knowledgeable than me.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 10th January 2020, 11:02
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Dave Pearson
1. Chalkhill Blue 2. Brown Argus

1. Chalkhill Blue
2. Brown Argus
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 10th January 2020, 10:57
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Dave Pearson
Not at all easy with mainly undersides but I will...

Not at all easy with mainly undersides but I will have a stab at them.

1. Adonis Blue
2. Common Blue
3. Female Common Blue
4. Female Common Blue
5. Common Blue
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 8th January 2020, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Dave Pearson
Thanks very much janvanderbrugge, Nutcracker and...

Thanks very much janvanderbrugge, Nutcracker and Aeshna5 for your prompt replies.

Aeshna5 - I think you can see two upper leaves and a fuzzy image of a lower leaf in image 4.

Cheers,

Dave.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 6th January 2020, 14:25
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Dave Pearson
French Flowers

Hi,

I am struggling to identify these four flowering plants. They were photographed in France in June 2018. Any suggestions even just to family level would be appreciated.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 1st November 2019, 11:43
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Dave Pearson
Thanks Paul, I had a feeling the information...

Thanks Paul,

I had a feeling the information about the black spots was the other way round!

How about this other darter? It would appear to me that the black extends down the side of the frons but...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 31st October 2019, 10:25
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Dave Pearson
German darters

Could someone help me ID some darters I found in Bonn recently?

They appear to have all black legs so I assumed Ruddy but the abdomen does not look waisted, despite being red, and there are some...
Forum: Germany Friday 11th October 2019, 12:14
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Dave Pearson
Rhine Valley

I am staying in the Rhine valley at Remagen for a week in October. Is there any birding sites nearby and what are the chances of finding any Owls in the local forests?

Any information including...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 25th May 2019, 09:07
Replies: 144
Views: 8,698
Posted By Dave Pearson
Lesser Twayblade

I am hoping to have yet another search for the elusive Lesser Twayblade on my way to Anglesey in mid-June. Can anyone give me any directions to a good site in the vicinity of the A5? Confidentiality...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 18th April 2019, 18:45
Replies: 144
Views: 8,698
Posted By Dave Pearson
Very much awake in north Hampshire!

Very much awake in north Hampshire!
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 11th March 2018, 21:36
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Dave Pearson
Yes, second picture looks like it could be...

Yes, second picture looks like it could be Araneus quadratus but I am no expert.

Need to see the top of the spider in picture one.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 2nd February 2018, 12:13
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By Dave Pearson
Thanks Andy, That thread and some images and...

Thanks Andy,

That thread and some images and information on http://dragonflypix.com confirm it as C. hastulatum for me.

Dave.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 2nd February 2018, 08:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By Dave Pearson
Sorry, that is the only photo I have. I believe...

Sorry, that is the only photo I have.

I believe there can be some variation in the mark on S2, particularly with C. hasulatum but I cannot find any other images that show it to this extent.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 31st January 2018, 14:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By Dave Pearson
Damselfly ID - Helsinki (Finland)

I am still agonising over the ID of a damselfly I photographed near Helsinki in late June, 2016. I believe it is either Arctic (Coenagrion johanssoni) or Variable (C. pulchellum). Would anyone like...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 26th July 2017, 10:39
Replies: 276
Views: 126,627
Posted By Dave Pearson
"red" Helleborine

This rather red Helleborine was found at the weekend. Is it in the normal range for Broad-Leaved?
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Tuesday 28th June 2016, 08:32
Replies: 452
Views: 116,499
Posted By Dave Pearson
White Pyramidal

I found a white Pyramidal Orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis var. albiflora) on Broughton Down LNR yesterday. It is at the far end of the reserve by a footpath so fairly easy to find. Please send me a PM...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 10th January 2016, 13:56
Replies: 44
Views: 5,256
Posted By Dave Pearson
I would like to see Barrow's Goldeneye,...

I would like to see Barrow's Goldeneye, White-rumped Swift, Corsican Nuthatch and Tengmalm's Owl but I doubt if I can afford the time and expense to get all four in one year. Any help with the latter...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 9th July 2014, 09:46
Replies: 1,029
Views: 208,013
Posted By Dave Pearson
I found seven Green-flowered Heleborines at the...

I found seven Green-flowered Heleborines at the usual site near Winchester. All are still in bud but should flower soon (if at all)! Please stay on the gravel path to avoid trampling. They can be...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 17th May 2014, 21:11
Replies: 1,029
Views: 208,013
Posted By Dave Pearson
I am thinking of trying to find a Lesser...

I am thinking of trying to find a Lesser Twayblade on Exmoor at the end of May. Is this too early for that area? I have a rough idea where to look but if anyone can point me to a specific location I...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 9th June 2013, 09:04
Replies: 1,173
Views: 218,377
Posted By Dave Pearson
Does anyone have any information on the current...

Does anyone have any information on the current status of Lesser Twayblade at Lake Vyrnwy? I am hoping to visit this year as soon as they are out.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 1st June 2013, 14:50
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By Dave Pearson
Bush Crickets from Montenegro

Hi,

I photographed these bush crickets in Montenegro in May this year. Can anyone either id them or point me to somewhere where I can id them myself?

Thanks,

Dave.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 30th May 2013, 20:49
Replies: 1,173
Views: 218,377
Posted By Dave Pearson
Burnt Tip

The Burnt Tips are just out at the Hampshire site. Send me a PM if you want directions.

Dave.
Forum: Croatia Tuesday 21st May 2013, 21:23
Replies: 6
Views: 4,541
Posted By Dave Pearson
I spent a week in Montengro last week and saw the...

I spent a week in Montengro last week and saw the top three birds in your list but they were not easy. With the breeding season in full swing some birds were hard to find. Pygmy Cormorant was...
Forum: Croatia Tuesday 16th April 2013, 19:26
Replies: 6
Views: 4,541
Posted By Dave Pearson
Hi Jose, I am visiting Croatia and Montenegro in...

Hi Jose,
I am visiting Croatia and Montenegro in the second week of May. If you have time then drive to Lake Skadar where Dalmation Pelican and Pygmy Cormorant are certainties. You can also head...
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