September trip to Thursley Common: Bee wolf, hornet robberfly and other highlights

Cast your mind back to early September early last year. Its a bright sunny Saturday morning, but the signs that it is first weekend of September are there, there is some insect life, but not the hordes you get in the peak numbers of May and June, there are some flowers, but many have gone…

Best of 2016 part 1

As is tradition now, as 2016 is drawing to a close, I’ve written a review of the year. Its been a mixed year, where for reasons that will become apparent below, I’ve not been able to get as much with the camera as in previous years, but I’ve had few nice wildlife experiences, got a…