Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Terryland Forest Park survey 4th August 2013

17th Transect with a new butterfly to the patch by way of a Small Copper cracking little butterfly. 131 bumble bees covering 3 species and one of those totalled 109. 7 species of butterfly; 8 Large White; 4 Green Vein White; 3 Small Tortoiseshell; 3 Small Copper; 3 Common Blue; 4 Meadow Brown; 2 Speckled Wood. Dragonflies, 1 Common Darter and 2 Brown Hawkers. Purchased a net for the butterflies, deployed it today and caught one butterfly, one needs to practise a little more:-)
Garden Spider
Araneus diadematus

Sorbus aucuparia

Common Wasp
Vespula vulgaris

Small Copper
Lycaena phlaeas
Copróg Bheag

Common blue
Polyommatus icarus
Gormán Coiteann

Small Copper
Lycaena phlaeas
Copróg Bheag

Mottled Grasshopper
Myrmeloetettix maculatus

Cricket sp

Bombus pascuorum

Willow Sawfly Gall

Orchard Ermine
Yponomeuta padella

Common Froghopper
Philaenus spumarius

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