Monday 12 May 2014

Philip Jackson’s garden and butterfly videos

Gabrielli's Apprentice
On Saturday we visited a Murray Downland Trust fundraiser held in the sculptor Philip Jackson’s garden at Cocking. We enjoyed his statues set around the garden and tea and home-baked cakes. Afterwards I showed Sue Heyshott Escarpment where I do winter conservation work with MDT and Sussex BC members.
On Sunday morning I visited Rewell Wood where I found a green Phyllobius weevil and a male Dark Bush-cricket nymph. In the afternoon I made some videos of butterflies, dragonflies for Arundel WWT:
Philip Jackson's garden:
Chanting Cimarosa
His Eminence

Mr Bennet's Daughter by the water
Mr Bennet's Daughter
Skittles with Scarlatti

Guelder Rose, Viburnum Opulus
aka Pom Pom Tree, Snowball Tree, European Cranberry Bush
Guelder Rose, Viburnum Opulus
Guelder Rose, Viburnum Opulus
Heyshott Escarpment
  Rewell Wood:
Dark Bush-cricket, male nymph, Pholidoptera griseoaptera
Weevil, Phyllobius species
miniscule mite?
Arundel WWT:
Brimstone, Gonepteryx rhamni
Broad-bodied Chaser, male, Libellula depressa
Common Vetch, Vicia sativa
Common Vetch, Vicia sativa
Cuckoo Flower, Cardamine pratensis
Green-veined White, Pieris napi
Hairy Dragonfly, male, Brachytron pratense
is this a dance fly?
Red Admiral egg laying, Vanessa atalanta
Red Campion, Silene dioica and Umbillifer
Yellow Iris, Iris pseudacorus

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