Devon Bird Sightings: Other Wildlife from 1st–7th September 2020

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Wednesday 2nd September 2020

ELEPHANT HAWK MOTH

HOPEFULLY I'VE CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED THIS LITTLE FELLOW WHICH I FOUND IN MY CONSERVATORY. MY BOOK SAYS THEY FEED ON FUSCHIAS AND GRAPEVINES, BOTH OF WHICH I HAVE SO COUNT MYSELF VERY PRIVILEDGED. ALSO HAD A DARTER I WAS UNABLE TO IDENTIFY THIS WEEK. JUST GOES TO SHOW IF YOU PREPARE A HOME FOR WILDLIFE THEY'LL MOVE IN WITH PLEASURE.



Posted September 2nd at 2:01 pm by Philip L. Fairclough in Other Wildlife

Big Fly

A couple of Hornet Robber flies (Asilus crabroniformis) at Soar one of our biggest and most impressive Diptera

Posted September 2nd at 6:27 am by Richie Moore in Other Wildlife

East Soar Butterflies

On the patch of flowers near the pond lots of insects, Small tortoiseshell, Common blue, Small copper, Clouded yellow, Large white, Meadow brown and lots of silve Y moths

Clouded yellow
Clouded yellow

Posted September 2nd at 6:24 am by Richie Moore in Other Wildlife

Tuesday 1st September 2020

Yelland

Out at Yelland Meadow yesterday I got these photos of a Common Darter, Grasshopper and an unknown. The unknown is no bigger than a grass seed. Does anybody know what it is?

Edited to comply with new posting guidelines 

Unknown
Unknown
Common Darter
Common Darter

Posted September 1st at 11:29 am by Martin Bennett in Other Wildlife

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