Archive for October 27th, 2009

27th October 2009, Tuesday

Doomed pupa

About a week ago I noticed this attractive Painted Lady chrysalis on a wall.  Its bright golden colourings made it very obvious, as well as its location well away from any vegetation.  Luckily it has managed to avoid the attention of any birds so far.

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27th October 2009, Tuesday

New Birdwatching Hide

There is now a birdwatching hide overlooking The Quarry close to Ternery Pool. It is dedicated to the memory of Steve Denny, and will be wheelchair accessible in a few months.

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27th October 2009, Tuesday

Wildlife going down the drain?

drain

It was raining, and I wanted to get into the shed, so I made a dash for it. As I was unlocking I noticed a strange shape in the drain. It looked as if some leaves had gotten in there. I looked a little closer to see if it might need attention. I then recognised what I was looking at. I took off the drain cover and looked closer still.

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