Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Ramble at Glen Astle

John and I decided to see if we could walk right round the Glen Astle Lochs - and discovered it's impossible, but we did it! Here's a list of the flora and fauna we saw that made it worth it!

BIRDS
Whinchat, Stonechat, Buzzard, Grasshopper Warbler, Wren, Willow Warbler, Whitethroat, Lesser Redpoll, Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Tufted Duck, Oystercatcher, Fulmar, Hooded Crow, Reed Bunting

FLORA
Round-leaved Sundew, Long-leaved Sundew, Butterwort, Milkwort, Lousewort, Marsh Lousewort, Bell Heather, Cross-leaved Heath, Bracken, Common Nettle, Creeping Thistle, Marsh Thistle, Spear Thistle, Flag Iris

INSECTS, AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES
Small Heath, Green-veined White, Common Blue Damselfly, Chevron Moth, Wood Tiger Moth, Adder, Toadlets, Northern Eggar Caterpillar, Six Spot Burnet, Pond Skaters

No Mammals!
Becky

Northern Eggar Caterpillar

Mating Common Blue Damselflies


Chevron Moth


1 comment:

  1. nice posting.. thanks for sharing.

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