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
Up another hill.
Somerset has a lot of hills! Collard Hill for Large Blues, Cheddar Gorge for Cheddar Pink and, finally, Brean Down for White Rock-rose. But I was not disappointed.
Other flowers, although not new for my Pan-species List, included;