" Welcome to the florafaunauk site , hope you enjoy the pictures and posts giving a detailed insight into the Natural History of our Country throughout the seasons and year "All that the Sun Shines on is beautiful, so long as it is Wild" John Muir "

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Quote of the Week 11

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.


Beech Roots 3894xx

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

The Hawks

Poplar Hawk Moth , Small Elephant Hawkmoth and the Lime Hawk Moth can be seen at this time of year

69.001 BF1979    Lime Hawk-moth Mimas tiliae




The less colourful Poplar Moth

69.003 BF1981
Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi

1981 Poplar Hawkmoth 9210

69.016 BF1991 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor. 


Sunday, 19 June 2016

Cercopis vulnernata

The ubiquitous Cercopis vulnernata found this week on stands of seeding cow parsley


Monday, 6 June 2016