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Lizards at Brockadale

A fruitful trip to┬áBrockadale resulted in a great encounter with these common lizard (Lacerta vivipara) found basking on a log. . Like adders, the common lizard manages to reproduce in our relatively cold climate by bearing live young, rather than … Continue reading

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Butterflies at Brockadale

    Here are a few images from Brockadale. The butterflies are at their best at the moment with plenty of marbled white on the wing and lots of dark green fritillaries over a wider area than usual. Orchids are … Continue reading

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Sloe bugs on stinking helibore at Brockadale

A walk round Brockadale today produced lots of early purple orchids and cowslips as well as spring migrants and butterflies. Up near the open beech woodland we found the stinking helibore that Colin sent in a record of earlier this … Continue reading

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