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Mystery photograph of the day No. 84

Mystery photograph of the day No. 84 Get ‘a head’ of the game and guess this one…….?

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Twenty-plume moth

Twenty-plume moth (Alucita hexadactyla) Isn’t this a bit special? Very small but like many ‘micro-moths’ quite amazing. From my wildlife garden at Norton and thanks to Paul Ardron for the picture. The larva feeds on the leaves and buds of … Continue reading

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Mystery photograph of the day No. 83

Mystery photograph of the day No. 83 Now this one from Ray Sykes of Todwick kept me guessing! This was the message…… Dear Ian, The attached is growing in our garden, but not usually noticed, seen only when the flower … Continue reading

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Mean and Moody Peak District

Mean and Moody Peak District – so much for blazing June ….. this is the brooding nature of the Dark Peak in July!

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Mystery photograph of the day No. 82

Mystery photograph of the day No. 82 I will be intrigued to see who gets this one…………taken near the Grouse Inn at Froggatt

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Mystery photograph of the day No. 81

Mystery photograph of the day No. 81 Another on a similar theme…….. sometimes very abundant and other times not.

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Mystery photograph of the day No. 80

Mystery photograph of the day No. 80 It has been a good year for this species – so far!

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Mystery photograph of the day No. 79

Mystery photograph of the day No. 79 A nice easy one for the birders………..??

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Guardian Newspaper doesn’t know its xxxx from its xxxxx when it comes to wildflower meadows…..

Guardian Newspaper doesn’t know its xxxx from its xxxxx when it comes to wildflower meadows….. When a ‘meadow’ is not a ‘meadow’ The Guardian feature on Monday 22 June noted that a coalition of green organisations is calling for a … Continue reading

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Mystery photograph of the day No. 78

Mystery photograph of the day No. 78 This little ‘beastie’ is one especially for Dr Ardron …. and believe it or not, this ‘creature’ led to the American National Guard being called out because it was feared that aliens had … Continue reading

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