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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Yesterday, 04:30
Replies: 2
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Posted By aeshna5
You posted this story over a month ago so not...

You posted this story over a month ago so not sure why you've repeated it again?
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 17th September 2020, 17:07
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By aeshna5
I agree with Paul's ID. A peak time for many of...

I agree with Paul's ID. A peak time for many of these Eristalis spp. Ivy in flower always worth a search.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 17th September 2020, 17:00
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By aeshna5
Phacelia is sometimes grown as a green manure by...

Phacelia is sometimes grown as a green manure by farmers/allotment holders but is also grown as a bee attractant, so I guess one of these reasons. The attractive Crimson Clover, Trifolium incarnatum...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th September 2020, 16:43
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By aeshna5
Grey Plover.

Grey Plover.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th September 2020, 16:42
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By aeshna5
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 17th September 2020, 04:26
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By aeshna5
According to Stace in the key for Linaria, L....

According to Stace in the key for Linaria, L. maroccana splits in the first couplet by having spur longer than the rest of the corolla. In all other Linaria species encountered in the UK (which...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 16th September 2020, 16:37
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By aeshna5
Probably Linaria maroccana which is now routinely...

Probably Linaria maroccana which is now routinely included in so-called wildflower mixes.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 16th September 2020, 16:31
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By aeshna5
Agree September Thorn. Believe 2 is a worn Copper...

Agree September Thorn.
Believe 2 is a worn Copper Underwing agg
3 Acleris emargana/effractana
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th September 2020, 03:41
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By aeshna5
That's what I would have said too!

That's what I would have said too!
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 15th September 2020, 16:33
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By aeshna5
Agree it's one of that pairing.

Agree it's one of that pairing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th September 2020, 03:38
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By aeshna5
I would say so with rather muddy legs!

I would say so with rather muddy legs!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th September 2020, 19:05
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By aeshna5
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 14th September 2020, 03:54
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By aeshna5
Eupeodes.

Eupeodes.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 14th September 2020, 03:52
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By aeshna5
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 14th September 2020, 03:51
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By aeshna5
Agree- pretty distinctive species.

Agree- pretty distinctive species.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 14th September 2020, 03:45
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By aeshna5
Looks like Apis mellifera.

Looks like Apis mellifera.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2020, 17:21
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By aeshna5
Yes, drake Northern Shoveler coming out of...

Yes, drake Northern Shoveler coming out of eclipse.
2 Chiffchaff- primary projection is best feature if not heard. Chiffchaff normally has blackish legs, though this feature is 100% diagnostic, but a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 13th September 2020, 16:41
Replies: 114
Views: 1,960
Posted By aeshna5
I was leading a couple of wildlife walks around...

I was leading a couple of wildlife walks around Perivale Park, west London this afternoon. As I looked for dragonflies around the largest pond a small moth disturbed from the emergent vegetation but...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 13th September 2020, 10:44
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By aeshna5
Yes I think they look most like Poa pratensis.

Yes I think they look most like Poa pratensis.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2020, 10:41
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By aeshna5
Second image looks pretty conclusive for Reed...

Second image looks pretty conclusive for Reed Bunting.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2020, 04:12
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By aeshna5
Looks too long winged to me for Buzzard. I'd...

Looks too long winged to me for Buzzard. I'd suggest Marsh Harrier which is pretty common at Elmley.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th September 2020, 17:45
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By aeshna5
Certainly looks like an immature gull but doesn't...

Certainly looks like an immature gull but doesn't look anything like a Great Black-back plumage-wise to me, but at a loss to see which species. Was it taken in the UK?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th September 2020, 17:42
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By aeshna5
Some of the eastern races aren't such a warm...

Some of the eastern races aren't such a warm brown colour as the ones we see in western Europe.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 11th September 2020, 04:21
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By aeshna5
Agree with first & probably for second but...

Agree with first & probably for second but trouble that species needs separation from A, comariana.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th September 2020, 04:14
Replies: 70
Views: 2,880
Posted By aeshna5
That IS scary. Have to admire his composure!

That IS scary. Have to admire his composure!
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