Friday 30 April 2021

The Guild

New T-shirt design - available from the Prawnsoda Shop. Plus 15% off everything until 3rd of May.

Thursday 22 April 2021

Bugs & Beasts 2

Species 29, Orange Tip, 14 April 2021. Still want an open wing shot.

Species 30 photographed, Painted Lady, 20 April 2021.

Hard to get - open winged Small White.

Fifteen Adders spotted so far (at least 13 individuals).

Adder photos by James - couldn't get close enough with my camera.

Butterflies: First Sightings 2021 (2)
 Apr 09 Speckled Wood (x3) Fresh
 Apr 09 Holly Blue Fresh
 Apr 14 Orange Tip Fresh
 Apr 20 Painted Lady Fresh

Monday 12 April 2021

On This Day 2018

Three years ago today...
A double figure brown trout on the fly, followed by a 7lb rainbow from the legendary Lechlade - doesn't feel like 3 years...

Friday 2 April 2021

Bugs & Beasts 1

The butterflies are starting to emerge, Peacock Butterfly.

Small Tortoiseshell, first spotted 26 February!

Hidden Brimstone, 29 March.

First Slowworm of the year, spotted 29 March.

One of seven Pike seen lurking in Cold Spring Pond.

Butterflies: First Sightings 2021
 Feb 26 Small Tortoiseshell (x2) Overwintered
 Mar 21 Small White Fresh
 Mar 22 Red Admiral Overwintered
 Mar 22 Comma (x7) Fresh
 Mar 29 Peacock Butterfly (x10+) Fresh
 Mar 29 Large White Fresh
 Mar 29 Brimstone (x10+) Wintered / Fresh
 Mar 29 Small Tortoiseshell (x10+) Fresh