Another quick walk this morning, as Ted and Benji were due at the Groomers for 11:00am. Main highlight was the male Lesser Whitethroat still sing at the cove.
Also a few new insects this morning with a pair of Azure Damselflies and a Broad-bodied Chaser flying about in the church grounds and then on Penn's Weare my favourite "ugly" fly a Conopid Sicus ferrugineus
Here are my sightings, images and videos from this morning:
.............the female close by in the church grounds.
If I've got this right, this an Ichneumon sarcitorius
I didn't go on to the beach today as I was running out of time. However as I did a quick........
Another songster was this Robin.......
Birds Recorded: Kestrel, Herring Gull, Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove, Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Wren, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Linnet and Goldfinch
Dragonflies and Damselflies Recorded: A female Broad-bodied Chaser and a pair of Azure Damselflies
Butterflies Recorded: Large White and Speckled Wood and Common Blue
Moths Recorded: 1 Silver Y (Autographa gamma)
Bees Recorded: Honey Bees (Apis mellifera)
Wasps Recorded: Potter Wasp (Ancistrocerus trifasciatus)
Ichneumon Wasps Recorded: Ichneumon sarcitorius
Hoverflies Recorded: Marmalade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus), Cheilosia sp., Narcissus Bulb Fly (Merodon equestris) and Epistrophe eligans
Flies, Craneflies, Gnats and Midges Recorded: Muscid Fly sp. and a Thick-headed fly (Sicus ferrugineus)
Crickets and Grasshoppers Recorded: Dark Bush-cricket nymph (Pholidoptera griseoaptera)
Bugs and Beetles Recorded: Swollen-thighed Beetle (Oedemera nobilis) and Rose Chafer (Cetonia aurata)