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RE: Astley, Chat and Irlam mosses (other wildlife)


040923 am

Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

3 Migrant Hawker

7 Southern Hawker

9 Speckled Wood Butterfly

1 Emerald Damselfly

45 Common Darter

90+ Black Darter

 



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Little Woolden Moss

6 Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly

1 Southern Hawker

3 Red Admiral

40+ Small White Butterfly

 



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Chat Moss

80+ Black Darter

4 Speckled Wood Butterfly.

6 Common Darter

1 Brimstone Butterfly

 



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

1 Southern Hawker

8 Common Darter

60+ Black Darter

6 Speckled Wood Butterfly

2 Red Admiral

 



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Chat Moss - pm

Elephant Hawk Moth caterpillar

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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

3 Red Admiral Butterfly

2 Peacock Butterfly

1 Common Darter

1 Painted Lady Butterfly

 

 



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260823 am

Chat Moss

60 Black Darter

6 Speckled Wood Butterfly

1 Common Blue Butterfly

1 Emerald Damselfly



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR West

2 Emerald Damselfly

75 Black Darter

4 Red Admiral

1 Smooth Newt

 

 



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Little Wooden Moss

40 Small White Butterfly 

1 Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly

6 Large White Butterfly



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Little Woolden Moss NR - this evening

A Smooth Newt was a new species for me on the mosses.

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Little Woolden Moss

30 Large White Butterfly

2 Red Admiral

 



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

30 Black Darter

4 Speckled Wood Butterfly

6 Common Darter

1 Red Admiral Butterfly

 



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

70 Black Darter

7 Common Blue Butterfly

4 Common Darter

 



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

1 Southern Hawker

5 Common Darter

25 Black Darter

1 Speckled Wood Butterfly



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

2 Common Blue Butterfly

40 Black Darter

6 Common Darter

1 Brimstone.

 



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

5 Common Blue Butterfly

22 Black Darter

3 Emerald Damselfly

5 Gatekeeper.



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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

3 Common Blue Butterfly

11 Peacock Butterfly

2 Red Admiral

1 Brown Hawker

1 Common Darter

6 Emerald Damselfly

22 Black Darter.



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Home Garden Irlam

5 Large White Butterfly

3 Holly Blue Butterfly

2 Red Admiral

1 Peacock Butterfly.



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Little Woolden Moss

9 Peacock Butterfly

6 Comma

10 Red Admiral

60 Plus Large White Butterfly on a Sunflower Rich Stewardship crop

 



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Chat Moss

1 Field Mouse which fitted the description of a 'Wee Sleekit Cowrin Tim'rous beastie' as it seemed not know where to hide...



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Home Garden Irlam

1 Brimstone

1 Holly Blue

4 Large White

1 Small White.



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Home Garden Irlam

1 Brown Hawker

1 Red Admiral

3 Large White Butterfly.



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Home Garden Irlam

5 Peacock Butterfly

2 Speckled Wood

6 Large White

2 Red Admiral

1 Small white

3 Holly Blue

1 Southern Hawker

3 Grasshopper.

 



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Irlam Moss - this evening

c10 Purple Hairstreaks in flitting between Oak trees

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Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

3 Peacock

7 Speckled Wood

2 Red Admiral

1 Comma

1 Gatekeeper.



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Female short-winged conehead on fence post at Lancs WT Little Woolden Moss this PM



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290723 Chat Moss

2 Brimstone

6 Meadow Brown

2 Peacock

2 Southern Hawker

1 Common Darter

11 Gatekeeper

12 Black Darter

3 Peacock

2 Red Admiral



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280723 Little Woolden Moss

8 Peacock Butterfly

3 Small Tortoiseshell

3 Red Admiral

60 + Large White Butterfly

Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

3 Emperor Dragonfly

30 + Black Darter

1 Brown Hawker

20 + Emerald Damselfly

9 Peacock

1 Common Blue Butterfly

6 Red Admiral

4 Comma.

50 + Field Grasshopper...

 



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250723 Carbon Landscape Dragonfly Survey along the Glaze near Little Woolden Hall

33 Banded Demoiselle...Male

26 Banded Demoiselle...Female

3 Black Darter

1 Comma

1 Common Blue Butterfly

1 Peacock Butterfly

Little Woolden Moss LWTNR

36 Black Darter...recently emerged

6 Gatekeeper

18 Peacock Butterfly

1 Comma

4 Emerald Damselfly

1 Small Tortoiseshell.

 



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Little Woolden Moss NR

13 Common Stinkhorn - 1 newly emerged covered in flies, another past its best plus a further 9 eggs at various stages of development.

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Chat Moss - am

Moths:
1 Yellow Shell
1 Shaded Broad-bar
4 Common Carpet

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Little Woolden Moss NR

A few fungi starting to appear in the wet conditions:
2 Tawny Grisette
1 Common Stinkhorn egg

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Saw this Hornet Plumehorn (that's what the app says it is) on Croxdens this morning, don't remember having ever noticed one before.

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Chat Moss - am

Round Leaved Sundews in flower.

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Chat and Irlam Mosses - late am-early pm

Dragonflies:
Numerous Black Darter have emerged - mostly females
Black-tailed Skimmers in good numbers
2 Emperor dragonflies

Moths:
Clouded Border
Shaded Broad Bar
Common Carpet
Common White Wave
Marbled Whitespot
Hedya salicella

Butterflies:
2 Red Admiral
2 Peacock caterpillars crawling across the road

Beetles:
Common Red Soldier Beetle

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Chat Moss - this evening

1 Ringlet butterfly - A new butterfly species for me on the mosses

1 Fox - male

5 Black-tailed Skimmer dragonflies

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Little Woolden Moss NR

1 Noctule Bat over the reserve this evening 21/6/23

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Little Woolden Moss NR 10.00-14.00

Butterflies :1 Small Tortoiseshell, 1m Orange Tip and 3 Large Whites.

Odonata: Numerous Large Red Damselflies and 5 Four-spotted Chasers.



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Irlam and Chat Mosses - am

Butterflies:
1 Holly Blue
10 Orange Tip
1 Peacock
1 Small Tortoiseshell

Odonata:
5 Four-spotted Chaser
Numerous Large Red Damselfly

Late post for 10/5/23
1 Wood Mouse ran across the road

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1st May 2023. Late morning.

Fox seen along eastern perimeter fence of Barton Airport.

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Irlam and Chat Mosses - am

Good numbers of Orange Tip butterflies on the wing. At least 26 counted

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1 Brimstone
3 Peacock
5 Green-veined White

1 Red Damselfly

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Irlam Moss this evening - 1 Brown Rat ran across the road

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3 Orange Tip butterflies on Irlam Moss this afternoon. 2 males and 1 female.

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2 Speckled Wood butterflies along the old mineral line nr. the m/c-lpool railway line this afternoon.

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1 Female Orange Tip butterfly this afternoon on Chat Moss

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27th March 2023

Common lizard on path in Little Woolden Moss NR.

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Chat Moss - late am

A small cluster of slightly past their best Pestle Puffballs.

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Chat Moss - morning

2 Peacock butterflies and 2 Common Darter dragonflies flying around in the unseasonably warm and sunny weather.

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You're welcome, Steve. I had to have a good scour of Richard Phillips' tome myself to even take a guess. Luckily there are some examples of 'gone over' caps on someof the specimen plates!

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Many thanks Mike. Certainly looks like it could be. Ive still got a lot to learn! Much appreciated.

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