Friday, 10 November 2017

Red Admiral feeding on a Fuchsia flower

 Red Admiral feeding on a Fuchsia flower, 10th November 2017



This photograph is the sole copyright of Nick Broomer

Friday, 22 September 2017

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Red Admiral

 A Red Admiral unusually roosting on a stem of grass behind my house.



Photographed in my garden yesterday, [19. 9.17].



All photographs are the copyright of Nick Broomer

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Brown Hairstreak


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female
female
All photographs are the copyright of Nick Broomer.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Monday, 5 June 2017

Tree Bumblebee - Bombus hypnorum

These photographs of this beautiful insect were taken in my garden.




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Speckled Wood

A butterfly that has been doing very well over the last couple of years. And, they are being seen in very good numbers this year with both 1st and 2nd broods flourishing....

male
male
female
female

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Common Blue - Polyommatus icarus

The Common Blue is not so common as it's name suggests. Last year [2016] their numbers fell alarmingly, especially with the first brood, but thankfully their numbers improved with the second brood, around August and September, but not in the quantities in past years. This year however, has seen numbers greatly improved. I have already seen more so far this year than i did in the whole of last year...
male
male
female
female
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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Friday, 26 May 2017

Chrysis sp. Ruby-tailed Wasp

This tiny but beautiful Wasp is commonly found looking for nest sites in the exterior brickwork and mortar of the  peoples homes.

male
male
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Monday, 15 May 2017

Pearl-bordered Fritillary


Female
Female
Male

Male
All photographs are the copyright of Nick Broomer