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Update history - last updated 12/9/2017
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Grey Bush-cricket (Platycleis albopunctata albopunctata) F
 

Water Stick Insect (Ranatra linearis)


12/9/17 - Summer insects - various galleries - 19 photos.

Longhorn Beetle sp. (Stictoleptura cordigera)
 

Longhorn Beetle sp. (Brachyleptura fulva)


9/9/17 - Summer insects - various galleries - 24 photos.

White Plume Moth (Pterophorus pentadactyla)
 

Horsefly (Tabanidae) sp.
 

Water Boatman sp. (Corixidae sp.)
 

Lesser Diving Beetle (Acilius sulcatus)


12/8/17 - Photo update - various galleries - 29 photos.

European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus) Ad
 

Scarce Chaser (Libellula fulva) M
 

Scarce Chasers (Libellula fulva)
 

Bee-fly sp. Hemipenthes morio


30/7/17 - Photo update - various galleries - 22 photos.

Tongue orchid (Serapias lingua), Serapias langue


22/7/17 - Photo update - various galleries - 10 photos.

Broad-bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa) M
 

Dainty White-faced Darter (Leucorrhinia caudalis) M
 

Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)


18/7/17 - Photo update - various galleries - 15 photos.

Downy Emerald (Cordulia aenea) F
 

Large White-faced Darter (Leucorrhinia pectoralis) M
 

Winter Damselflies (Sympecma fusca)
 

Dainty White-faced Darter (Leucorrhinia caudalis) M-imm


30/6/17 - Photo update - various galleries - 17 photos. New gallery 10 - The two Whitefaces

L. melanocephalus 2nd-summer


16/5/17 - Updated galleries SPAIN/FRANCE; Larus Gulls

Red-billed Chough | Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax | Mas de Melons
 

Calandra Lark | Melanocorypha calandra | aerodrome
 

Great Spotted Cuckoo | Clamator glandarius | adult | aerodrome
 

Hoopoe | Upupa epops | Mas de Melons


12/5/17 - New article LLeida drylands, Catalunya 3/4/17. New gallery Spain; LLeida drylands, 3/4/17.

Little Crake | Porzana parva | female | Les Olles
 

Glossy Ibis | Plegadis falcinellus | Les Olles
 

Subalpine Warbler | Sylvia cantillans | Riet Vell
 

Fritillaria lusitanica | El Perello
 

Panoptes Blue | Pseudophilotes panoptes | L'Ampolla
 

Caspian Tern | Sterna caspia | 1st-winter | Les Olles
 

Purple Swamphen | Porphyrio porphyrio | Riet Vell
 

Collared Pratincole | Glareola pratincola | L'Alfacada
 

Squacco Heron | Ardeola ralloides | Riet Vell


30/4/17 - Updated article The Ebro Delta, Spain, winter/early spring (updated 4/2017) New FLICKR album Spain; Ebro Delta March/April 2017
Updated article P N del Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca, Spain, 18/3/2016 and 31/3/17
Updated FLICKR album Spain; P N del Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca 18/3/2016, 31/3/17

21/1/2017 - SITE MADE 'MOBILE FRIENDLY' (visualisés facilement sur les téléphones portables) ...or as good as I can get it!!

Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
 

Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
 

Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)


7/1/2017 - Wintering Bittern - Birds 2

Circus aeruginosus type female


7/1/2017 - New gallery Busard des roseaux

Elanus caeruleus Ad
 

Elanus caeruleus Ad + Juv


25/12/16 - Two Black-shouldered Kites, Lignac - new gallery Elanion blanc

Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)
 

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) Ad, Héron cendré
 

Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)


24/12/16 - Photo update - various galleries - 22 photos.

Brown Argus (Aricia agestis), Le Collier de corail
 

Chrysotoxum festivum (Beaded Chrysotoxum) F
 

Megachilidae bee sp. (Anthidium septemspinosum)
 

Shrill Carder Bee (Bombus sylvarum)


19/11/16 - Late summer/autumn insects - various galleries - 36 photos

Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) juvenile


14/8/16 - New article La Rochelle/Rochefort 12-15/9/2016. New gallery La Rochelle 9/2016

Bow-winged Grasshopper (Chorthippus biguttulus) M
 

Woodland Grasshopper (Omocestus rufipes) M
 

Common Field Grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus brunneus) M
 

Meadow Grasshopper (Pseudochorthippus parallelus) M
 

Giant Tachinid Fly (Tachina grossa)
 

Robber fly (Asilidae) sp.
 

Volucella pellucens (Large Pied Hoverfly) F
 

Chalk-hill Blue (Lysandra coridon) M
 

Parasitic wasp sp (Gasteruption jaculator) F


8/11/16 - Late summer insects - various galleries - 58 photos. Revised insect lists Other insects

Baskettail (Epitheca bimaculata) M


8/11/16 - Baskettail revisited... re-edited Epitheca in flight In flight I - 7 photos

Large Copper (Lycaena dispar) M, Le Cuivré des marais
 

Meadow Grasshopper (Pseudochorthippus parallelus) M
 

Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) Juv


24/10/16 - Photo update - various galleries - 24 photos.

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) Ad
 

Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) Juv, Héron pourpré
 

Utricularia vulgaris, Greater Bladderwort


22/10/16 - Photo update - various galleries - 28 photos.

(?)European Wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris)
 

Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta) F


20/10/16 - Photo update - various galleries - 11 photos.

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) juv + ad, Hirondelle rustique
 

Raft / Great Raft Spider (Dolomedes fimbriatus/D. plantarius)
 

Orange-spotted Emerald (Oxygastra curtisii) M
 

Black-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum) F


18/10/16 - Photo update - various galleries - 35 photos.

Green-eyed Hooktail (Onychogomphus forcipatus) F
 

Lesser Purple Emperor (Apatura ilia), form clytie
 

White-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum albistylum) M
 

Green-eyed Hooktail (Onychogomphus forcipatus) M
 

Two-coloured Bush-cricket (Bicolorana bicolor bicolor) F
 

Small Red Damselflies (Ceriagrion tenellum)


7/10/16 - Photo update - various galleries - 25 photos. New section Other Flora

Mother Shipton (Callistege mi)
 

Episyrphus balteatus (Marmalade Hoverfly) M
 

Lizard Orchid (Himantoglossum hircinum)
 

White Admiral (Limenitis camilla)


28/9/16 - Photo update - various galleries - 50 photos

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21/5/16 - Updated article Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Spain, in spring (updated 5/2016).

Vagrant Emperor (Anax ephippiger) male, near visitor centre


16/4/16 - New article P N del Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca, Spain, 18/3/2016.
New FLICKR album Spain; P N del Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca 18/3/2016

L. audouinii adult
 

L. melanocephalus ad-summer
 

L. melanocephalus 1st-winter
 

L. audouinii 2nd-winter


13/4/16 - Updated galleries SPAIN/FRANCE; Larus Gulls

Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica) Les Olles
 

Common House Martin (Delichon urbicum) Les Olles
 

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) l'Encanyissada
 

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) Trabucador causeway
 

Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) l'Encanyissada


3/4/16 - Updated article The Ebro Delta, Spain, in winter. New FLICKR album Spain; Ebro Delta, March 2016.

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