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August 23, 2018

So tiny…it’s My Newt!

This tiny little creature is probably less than an inch long, as shown by the size of the screw head in the picture. It was on […]
August 14, 2018

Twenty Plume Moth

I nearly ignored this pair of moths on our window the other day. I’m glad I didn’t. The strange effect in the background of the first […]
August 13, 2018

Night-time mauraders

We had a nice pot of curly parsley in our conservatory until something happened. Careful checking revealed the culprits early one morning – I believe them […]
August 12, 2018

Birds on the Torridge

I had my trail camera out on the Torridge for a couple of days trying to get some shots of several Otters I’d seen at a […]
August 5, 2018

Rose leaf

Early morning dew on new Rose leaf. Brian Robinson 5th August 2018
August 5, 2018

‘Swarming up nicely!

On holiday in the Lake District recently, we had to go past this swarm of bees (Honey Bees, I think) every day. About the size of […]
August 1, 2018

Mistle Thrush

I believe this is a young Mistle Thrush, approximately 10 of these birds arrived in a field bordering the Torridge, it appeared some were young, others […]
August 1, 2018

An ‘Elephant’ in the garden!

I discovered this Elephant Hawk Moth caterpillar whilst digging out some large grasses from our vegetable patch recently. It was at least 65 mm long and […]
July 17, 2018

Butter fingers!

This Silver-Washed Fritillary was very obliging when I tried to take its picture in our garden this morning. Indeed, it sat on my finger and stayed […]