Friday, August 26, 2011

Southern Upland Way from New Luce 13th August 2011

We decided to walk a section of the Southern Upland Way from New Luce, back towards Glenwhan Moor.

1 feeding-frenzyMulicoloured insects on a hogweed flower head.

2 common-carpet

Common Carpet

3 udea-lutealis-on-thistle

Udea Lutealis moth on thistle

4-bridge

Footbridge over the Luce

5-on-bridge

Looking for Kingfishers, you’ll be lucky!

6-july-highflyer

July Highflyer moth

7-july-highflyer-in-pot

Another different July Highflyer, lots about today. Always carry a bug pot!

8 secton-beetle-nicrophorus-vespiloides

Sexton Beetle- Nicrophorus Vespiloides

9-Tawny Grisette Amanita fulva

Tawny Grisette (Amanita fulva) I think!

10-waterfall

Waterfall in the woods

11-Red-Elderberry-Sambucus-racemosa

Unusual Red Elderberries

12-stinkhorn

Not a very good photo ut hundreds of flies on a Stinkhorn

13-waymerks-sign

Waymerk sign and kist, still some merks left so we collected ours.

14-waymerk-sculpture

Sculpture next to it

15-golden-ringed-dragonfly

Golden Ringed Dragonfly

16 golden-ringed-dragonfly

Best to photograph them when they are eating as they settle for a while

17-golden-ringed-dragonfly

Munching on the abundant heather flies I think!

18-green-veined-white-on-thistle

Green Veined White butterfly on Marsh Thistle

19-fox-and-cubs

Fox & Cubs

20-antler-moth

Antler Moth

21-heather-flies

Heather Flies above the Rosebay Willowherb

22-fox-moth-caterpillar

Fox Moth caterpillar

23-peacock-butterfly

Peacock butterfly

24-hoverfly-Sericomyia-silentis

Hoverfly Sericomyia silentis

25-common-blue

Common Blue butterfly…

26-common-blue

…and its underwing

27-Leccinum

Leccinum sp

28-dor-beetle

Dor Beetle

29-moss-covered-rocks

Large Boulders covered in moss

30-aslan

Aslan turned to stone!

31-suw-sign

Southern Upland Way sign

32-meadow

Back through the meadow

33-grasshopper

Grasshopper not sure if its eating an egg or blowing bubbles!

34-bridge

Back over the bridge

35-river-luce

River Luce

36-sign

Warning sign

37-large-yellow-underwing

Large Yellow Underwing moth

38-small-copper

Small Copper butterfly

39-bee-on-knapweed

Bumblebee on knapweed

40-rowan-berries

Ripe Elderberries

1 comment:

Poppy said...

Amazing photos as ever! Not only do you get wonderful photos of bugs and plants but you know what they all are too! Thanks for sharing :)