Marble White Butterfly

Exploring around the Winchester area Hampshire apparently has the highest number of Butterfly species in England; 46 out of 59. Last year I managed 26 but doubt if I will achieve that many or improve this year, in fact I left deeper searching too late for many. The Claylands Reserve here in Bishop’s Waltham has […]

Hummingbird Hawk Moth

Rare visit for the Hummingbird Hawk Moth The last time I saw the Hummingbird Hawk Moth was at Nagergot in the Himalayan Foothills ! I’d heard from several people this year who said they’ve had them in and around their Gardens, so I was especially pleased to see this one hopping on and off the […]

Wild Field Daisies

Bit of a dodgy hip today so my walk down the Fields was mainly spent looking down rather than looking up, didn’t fancy a fall! This turned out to be a more pleasant walk than I expected; the wildlife buffer around the fields seems to be attracting all sorts of flora which in turn is […]