Cream spot ladybird eating a mayfly

When at Goring back in the summer I came across this mayfly (presumably already dead) being eaten by a cream spot ladybird. They normally feed on aphids and psyllids but this one obviously fancied a bigger meal! More on the cream spot ladybird on the UK ladybird survey website Related posts: Bee wolf, 22 spot…

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Oh yes, yet more whimbrels!

  As I slowly but surely work my way through editing my photos from Lanzarote, I’m starting to realise that I took a lot of whimbrel photos!   That said these will be among my best as the eveing light was beautiful. I caught this one with a drip on the tip of the beak,…

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50 pond challenge

Over the last weekend I was lucky enough to be involved in a record breaking/setting attempt to build 50 ponds at least 1m squared in size on a site near Wickford. Im pleased to say it was completed in 8 hours. I was there on the first day when we managed 44 in 6.5hrs, so…

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