Monthly Archives: July 2017

Priddy Quiet

Experience has taught me to forget those days which, although sunny, can be too cool or too windy to achieve satisfactory results. Tuesday was neither too cool or too windy but still disappointed. A lesson learned a few years back … Continue reading

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Making The Most of Dragonfly Week

Monday 17th July I introduced Richard Peglar to the delights of Crockford Stream – and what a delight! The Keeled were the first to show just in from the road with a couple of males present, closely followed by Beautiful … Continue reading

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Home Grown

A break without the modern convenience of email, phones and the web was actually precisely what a holiday should be. However it’s taking a while longer than I thought to get back into the swing of things. Wednesday 5th July … Continue reading

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Highland Fling – Part 2

Wednesday 28th June Our second full day turned out to be rather glorious, with sunshine and suitable warmth handicapped by a strong, cold & biting breeze from the south. This was annoying, because the areas I intended to search for … Continue reading

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Highland Fling – Part 1

At the end of last year Sue & I promised ourselves a trip to Scotland in search of the Northern Emerald and Azure Hawker. The Northern Damselfly could wait for another time. We gave ourselves three days in the hope … Continue reading

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Twitch

Wednesday 21st June With the many reports of migrants entering the country over the last few weeks; Red-veined Darters and Lesser Emperors blown over from the continent with the current warm front, I would have been foolish to act on … Continue reading

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