Saturday, 28 August 2010

...caused presumably by the larvae of the very rare leaf beetle Agelastica alni, of which 3 adults were seen.

Haigh 25th August 2010

Interesting session at Haigh included this small
Alder tree, most of the leaves partially skeletonized.

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Haigh 18th Aug 2010

Many tachinid flies in evidence, including the minute Phasia barbifrons (possibly new to Yorkshire) and this very scarce Lophosia fasciata.

Haigh 18th Aug 2010

Interesting morning by the field edge, lots of insects on umbellifers.

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Haigh 8th Aug. 2010

Nothing spectacular, just a nice shot of a lovely insect and there were many about in excellent condition.

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Dodworth 1st August 2010

Found on my trousers after mowing the lawn - took a whlie to work out what it was - Comma caterpillar.

Langsett 31st July 2010

Another stunning view in the Barnsley area, Langsett Reservoir seen from Hartcliff.