Monthly Archive: September 2018

Banded demoiselle 0

Dragon- and damselflies

I’m very lucky in that my stepson, Rob, is also interested in natural history and, more importantly, is a very good and keen photographer. Because he and his wife love canoeing, they get to...

Copper underwing 0

Farnley Hall Woods

Farnley Hall Woods, backing on to our Otley garden, are full of moths at the moment although unfortunately almost all are of just one species. From late June onwards my moth trap is dominated...

Woodpecker 0

Birdfeeder newcomer

There’s been a newcomer at our peanut feeder over the past few weeks. A young great spotted woodpecker has been coming several times each day and attacking the nuts fiercely as though hammering through...