I hurried up to Hartslock today during a gap in the rain and as I arrived the site looked superb – sunny and humid – the flies were buzzing around everywhere. I caught a few Exorista rustica (agg.) and saw some Tachina fera, Eriothrix rufomaculata and Phasia obesa.
Then is started to rain and [...]
Lovely weather today so just walked around the site enjoying it. Lots of Dodder, Clustered Bellflower, Yellow-wort, Knapweed, Field Scabious, Carline Thistle & Centaury in full flower. Buzzards & Kites were overhead the whole morning and the views were magnificent.
Butterflies were very good too, with lots of Chalkhill Blues, Common Blues, Meadow Browns & [...]