What is Patton's Tiger?

I have been immersed in natural history since I was 18 and started work at the (then) Wildfowl Trust at Arundel. I met, worked and lived with some brilliant naturalists and a lifetime's obsession was born.
Birding was followed by mothing and the height of 'achievement' was obtained when a moth was given the above vernacular name in recognition of the fact that I trapped the first British record.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

The last of Somerset

One final stop near Charterhouse and some more grassland. A few nice species although only the fly was new.

Green hairstreak

I have wanted to see a pink grasshopper for YEARS!!
Pretty sure this is a Common Green.

St Mark's bigger bro! Bibio pomonae

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