Outdoor Meeting: Butterflies and Insect Walk

Saturday 8 August 2020 From 0000hrs to 0000hrs

A walk at Ketton Quarry Nature Reserve

Map Ref SK 978053

PE9 3SZ

This meeting went ahead with very limited numbers split into small groups.

 

Species List Ketton Quarry 8/8/2020

RNHS Field outing

 

FLORA

Viper’s bugloss

Teasel

St John’s Wort

Wild parsnip

Marjoram

Centaury

Eyebright

Black medic

Ragwort

Yarrow

Common knapweed

Rosebay Willow herb

Greater bindweed

Toadflax

Hedge bedstraw

Scabious

White campion

Bladder campion -remains

Agrimony

Rest harrow

Burnet saxifrage

Yellow melilot

Fairy ( Purging) flax

Wild basil

Coltsfoot

Soft Rush

Marestail

Birds foot trefoil

Musk thistle

Wild carrot

Yellow wort

Traveller’s joy

Meadow vetchling

Ox- Eye daisy

Carline Thistle

Autumn gentian

Basil thyme

Common mouse-ear

Greater knapweed

Hoary ragwort

White Bryony

Red clover

Self-heal

BUTTERFLIES

Brimstone

Tortoiseshell

Painted lady

Gatekeeper

Small white

Large white

Common Blue

Brown argus

Silver-washed Fritillary

Small copper

Meadow brown

Speckled Wood

Small skipper

Marbled White

BIRDS

Wren

Blue Tit

Wood pigeon

Blue tit

Blackcap

Bullfinch

Buzzard

Magpie

Robin

Long tailed tit

Spotted flycatcher

Blackbird

Green woodpecker

MOTHS

6 spot burnet

Silver Y

Shaded Broad bar

Common carpet moth

Small purple and gold

Mint moth?

LADYBIRDS

7spot

2spot

Harlequin

DRAGONFLIES

Brown hawker

Ruddy darter

Migrant hawker

Common blue damselfly

Extras! Insects and others!!

Meadow grasshopper

Honey Bee

Buff tailed Bumble Bee

Common Carder BEE? Jayne confirm please?

Green Shield Bug

Bee Fly

Marmalade Hoverfly

 

Hoverfly masquerading as a bumblebee!! Discussed this with the hover fly man- Brian Whetton

 

 

Common Lizard

 

Posted on: 24th January 2020  By Peter

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