Wildlife (mostly invertebrates)

A page for the wildlife within the woods. This will be mostly invertebrate based as that's my real passion...




A Brassica Bug



The Sprawler- A Moth Caterpillar



A Mottled Umber Moth Caterpillar




A Moth Caterpillar



A Crab Spider



A Damselfly



A Longhorn Beetle




A Mayfly




A Snipe Fly




A Tortoise Beetle




A Red Fox



A Common Darter Dragonfly


I watched this little darter for ages and it kept returning to the same post to perch, I wondered if I placed my hand on the post, would it land on my finger?


A Common Darter Dragonfly







A Comma Butterfly






A Hoverfly





Small Tortoiseshell Larvae





A Comma Butterfly





A Gatekeeper Butterfly





A White-legged Damselfly




A White-legged Damselfly





A Speckled Wood Butterfly






A Garden Spider





Gasteruption jaculator-An Ichneumon Wasp





Young rabbits in spring 





A grass snake sitting on bracken





Bumblebee on bramble flower




A Blue Weevil (Byctiscus betulae)

4 comments:

  1. Stunning shots! Love the grass snake with the hopper on it!
    Think your Ichneumon wasp is Gasteruption jaculator. It's about the only one I can ID! ;-)
    Mx

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    1. Thank-you Maria-I will add your ID to the wasp...didn't even realise that hopper was on the snake until I looked on the computer ;-)

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  2. My comments on here, and the main Comfort Wood blog have vanished..... :-(
    Mx

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    1. I have e-mailed you with a reply to this Maria...and an apolgy too ;-)

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