December 2009

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November 2009



Sunday 15th:


At least two Common Darter were on the Main Pond, with a Painted Lady along the Dune Ridge and a Red Admiral in Greenland Lake.


White Brain Fungi Exidia thuretiana 15/11/09 Lee Collins



Monday 9th:


Two Common Darter still by the Main Pond.



Saturday 7th:


At least four Bottle-nosed Dolphin were offshore.


Green Elfcup Chlorociboria aeruginascens and Brick-cap Hypholoma sublateritium 07/11/09 Lee Collins



Sunday 1st:


Common Darter and Migrant Hawker are still on the wing. A Fox was in the Back Meadow.



October 2009


Saturday 31st:


Common Darter and Migrant Hawker are still on the wing along with several Field Grasshopper and Speckled Wood. Migrants included double figures of both Red Admiral and Rush Veneer. The recent mild and wet weather have brought on large number of fungi, including several earthstars.


Fairies Bonnets Coprinus disseminatus 31/10/09 Lee Collins



Tuesday 27th:


Foxglove and Yellow Bartsia were in flower today.



Monday 26th:


At least eight Bottle-nosed Dolphin were offshore. Both late dragonfly species are still on the wing.


Migrant Hawker 24/10/09 David Jewell



Sunday 25th:


A good variety of insects were still  to be found with two Clouded Yellow as well as a Painted Lady, several Red Admiral, Peacock, Speckled Wood, Migrant Hawker, Common Darter and Great Green Bush Cricket. A Grey Seal and at least five Bottle-nosed Dolphin were offshore.


Parasol Mushroom 25/10/09 Chris Clarke



Monday 19th:


At least five Bottle-nosed Dolphin were offshore during the morning.



Saturday 17th:


A Weasel was seen briefly near the Main Pond. Six species of butterfly were on the wing with another Clouded Yellow in Greenland Lake, with a single Painted Lady, several Red Admiral and a Small White other migrants. Speckled Wood and Small Copper were the only residents on the wing. Both Migrant Hawker and Common Darter are also still on the wing.



Friday 16th:


A Field Vole was seen around the Main Pond, a rare sighting of what is presumably a scarce resident.



Tuesday 13th:


A Clouded Yellow was in Greenland Lake.



Friday 9th:


A helice Clouded Yellow was in Greenland Lake.


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