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  1. M

    Bees for ID please, England

    Hi Colin, your first bee is a Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) and 2nd is a Bombus pratorum (early bumblebe)worker Mark
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    UK Dragonflies & Damselflies 2022

    It was found yesterday (17th) by my sister, and she didn’t know what species of dragonfly it was, and duly sent me a photo. I was very surprised to see that it was a female Norfolk Hawker. A record was submitted by myself to irecord.
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    skipper ID and possible Oriental meadow brown

    Hi, I would like some opinions on these two skipper species, which i think could be Oberthur's grizzled skipper, they were taken at La Garganta in the Gredos at in the north of Extremadura, Spain (unfortunately couldn't get underwing shots). And the possible Oriental meadow brown at the base of...
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    Heath fritillary

    Okay, thanks Tim. Mark
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    Heath fritillary

    Hi all, Does anyone know if there is still a colony of Heath fritillary at the Little Haven reserve in Essex? Any information would be greatly appreciated. Mark
  6. M

    4 moths for ID

    Hi Could 3 be a Mottled Rustic rather than an Uncertain? Mark
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    Moth ID help

    Thanks Paul, much appreciated Mark
  8. M

    Moth ID help

    Hi all, Can anyone help with the identification of this moth please. I can't put a name to it, so i'm hoping someone else can. Mark
  9. M

    Early Spider-Orchid

    Ok. Thanks, much appreciated. Mark
  10. M

    Early Spider-Orchid

    Hi all, does anyone have any news on the Early spiders at Dover? Just like to know if there are any on show at the moment before I take a trip down. Kind regards Mark
  11. M

    Orchid ID please

    Thanks for that Mike, you have been very helpful...I did wonder if Heath spotted was one of the parents. Mark
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    Orchid ID please

    Hi All, I took this in Scotland early June this year beside a loch, on very boggy ground, there were good numbers of Northern marsh orchid and then I found this brute...it was a very sturdy plant with un-spotted leaves, but looked totally different from the NMO in colour and structure. I think...
  13. M

    Caterpillar ID Please

    Hi Brian, Thanks for clearing that up...interesting to know, will have to keep a look out for the adults. Mark
  14. M

    Caterpillar ID Please

    Ok Shane, many thanks, Mark
  15. M

    Caterpillar ID Please

    Hi All Can anyone tell me what Species of Caterpillar this is please? There were about a Dozen in total at Devils dyke, Newmarket. Cheers Mark
  16. M

    Wensleydale birding

    Thank you all for your info...you have all been very helpful, and given me some info to build on! Kind regards Mark
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    Wensleydale birding

    Hi, I will be staying near Hawes for a week from the 19th April and would like some info on sites for Wood warbler, Pied fly, Redstart, Red grouse, and Ring ouzel if possible. I have had a look online for areas like Aysgarth for wood warbler and Pied fly but can't find any info, but it looks a...
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    Woodland bird, North Wales

    Spot fly for me too, from the photos. http://markferrisbirdartphotography.zenfolio.com/
  19. Reed bunting

    Reed bunting

    I took this photo because it also showed the birds typical habitat, and the light was very good too. This particular bird was very obliging, and was almost too close at times.
  20. Wheatear

    Wheatear

    I managed to photograph this obliging wheatear at landguard point. when It was feeding, it then perched on a piece of stone covered in yellow lichen. Which is what i was waiting for it to do.
  21. lesser kestrel

    lesser kestrel

    I took this shot near the bull ring in Trujillo, Extremadura. where the lesser kestrels come in close for nice flight shots before they land on the roof of the old building. it was early evening, so the light was great.
  22. M

    Denston,West Suffolk

    Ok, Gi your feedback has been most helpful, and all above who replied to my query. Mark
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    Denston,West Suffolk

    Hi All, I have just moved back into suffolk from Herts, to the small village of Denston, which is situated between Haverhill and Bury St Edmunds.(lived in south-east suffolk previousto herts) And would like some info about some local sites in the area. And any Bird Forum Birders living in the...
  24. M

    Famous or celebrity birders.

    The late rocker 'Billy fury' was also an ornithologist,so i was reading.
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    Northern Long-tailed Tit A.caudatus

    Hi Hannu, had a busy day yesterday, and was very tired, and now feeling very foolish,!!!. i did mean a wing of 64mm not 94mm !!!,that would be one big long-tailed tit. Sorry about that everyone!!!,mistakes do happen.And yes hannu,we did realise that some birds do overstep the...
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