Saturday, 16 November 2013

Hazel Dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius L.), Noar Hill, Hampshire

The adult male hazel dormouse pictured below, is one of seven dormice found today at Noar Hill, by the Hampshire Dormouse Group.

In total five adults and two juveniles were found in nest boxes along with a number of empty nests. The male pictured, weighed in at 23g.

Information about Hampshire Dormouse Group can be found at:

©Alison Hogan

©Alison Hogan

Thursday, 8 August 2013

A return to Old Winchester Hill

Vanessa cardui

Autographa gamma

Lysandra coridon

Polyomattus icarus

Colias croceus (record shot only)

Gonepteryx rhamni

Thymelicus sylvestris
Coccinella 7-punctata

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Friday, 26 July 2013

On the wing at Old Winchester Hill

chalkhill blue (Lysandra coridon), male

chalkhill blue, male

comma (Polygonia c-album)

Essex skipper (Thymelicus lineola)

large white (Pieris brassicae)

meadow brown (Maniola jurtina)

small skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)

small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

common blue (Polyomattus icarus)

chalkhill blue, fem.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Staffa & Lunga, Treshnish Isles

Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) via Staffa

ready for my close-up ! Lunga

puffin (Fratercula arctica)

razorbill (Alca torda)