13.06.2018

Expanded the Chaffinch in Birds to its own page.

12.06.2018

Expanded the Collared Dove in Birds to its own page.

04.06.2018

Expanded the Magpie in Birds to its own page. Also updated the Butterflies page with a little fact.

30.05.2018

Expanded the Dunnock in Birds to its own page.

29.05.2018

Expanded the Great Tit in Birds to its own page. Updated main page to reflect additional camera now being used.

24.05.2018

Expanded the Starling in Birds to its own page. Expanded the female Blackbird in Birds to its own page. Expanded the Blue Tit in Birds to its own page.

13.05.2018

Expanded the Robin in Birds to its own page.

02.05.2018

Expanded the blackbird in Birds to its own page.

29.03.2018

Updated the text on the flies page to reflect that there are two sections on this site.

29.03.2018

Updated Table of contents - Corrected/renamed the link "Animals" to "Mammals" and changed references to Animals to Mammals on the relevant page. (Thanks Jonathon)

19.03.2018

Added Ajuga reptans Bugle Carpenters herb, Arabidopsis thaliana Thale Cress, Betula pendula Silver Birch, Broom, Chenopodium album Fat Hen, Cirsium eriophorum Woolly Thistle, Corylus avellana Hazel, Crataegus monogyna Hawthorn, Dipsacus fullonum Wild Teasel, Epilobium montanum Broad-leaved Willowherb, Euphorbia peplus Petty Spurge, Galium aparine Common Cleavers, Geranium robertianum Herb-Robert, Geum urbanum Wood Avens, Hedera helix Ivy, Heracleum sphondylium Hogweed, Hypericum perforatum Perforate St Johns Wort, Lamium album White Dead-nettle, Lapsana communis Nipplewort, Lotus corniculatus Bridsfoot Trefoil, Lysimachia vulgaris Yellow Loosestrife, Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain, Plantago major Greater Plantain, Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup, Rumex obtusifilius Broad-leaved Dock, Senecio jacobaea Ragwort, Silene dioica Red Campion, Solanum dulcamara Bittersweet, Solanum nigrum Black Nightshade, Sonchus oleraceus Smooth Sow-thistle, Trifolium pratense Red Clover, Trifolium repens White Clover, Vicia sativa ssp segetalis Common Vetch to Wild Flowers page.

18.03.2018

Added Aelurillus v-insignitus, Clubiona comta, Clubiona pallidula, Lepthyphantes tenuis, Linyphia triangularis, Mangora acalypha, Marpissa muscosa, Metellina segmentata, Money spider cf Lophomma punctatum, Nuctenea umbratica, Pardosa pullata, Philodromus albidus, Philodromus dispar, Pholcus phalangioides, Steatoda grossa, Tegenaria duellica, Tegenaria silvestris to Spiders page.
Added Aegopinella nitidula Glass snail, Arion intermedius, Arion silvaticus, Candidula gigaxii, Candidula intersecta, Deroceras laeve, Discus rotundatus, Hygromia cinctella Girdled Snail, Limax maximus, Monacha cantiana, Planorbarius corneus Great Ram's-Horn Snail, Trichia hispida to Slugs and Snails page.

17.03.2018

Added Acleris holmiana, Adela reamurella, Agriopis aurantiaria Scarce Umber, Agrotis puta Shuttle Shaped Dart, Anania hortulata Small Magpie, Cabera exanthemata Common Wave, Caloptilia alchimiella, Caloptilia syringella, Celypha striana, Chloroclysta truncata Comman Marbled Carpet, Clepsis consimilana, Cryphia domestica Marbled Beauty, Eilema lurideola Common Footman,Elachista albifrontella, Endrosis sarcitrella White-shoulderd House Moth, Epiblema saecolana, eudonia lacustrata, Idaea trigeminata Treble Brown Spot, Laothoe populi Poplar hawk Moth, Mompha propinquella, Mythimna pallens Common Wainscot, Nematopogon swammerdamella, Nemophora degeerella, Nemophora metallica, Noctua pronuba Large Yellow Underwing, Pseudosciaphila branderiana, Rivula sericealis Straw Dot, Scotopteryx chenopodiata Shaded Broad Bar, Stigmella aurella, Synanthendon myopaeformis Red belted Clearwing, Synaphe punctalis, Tinea pellionella Case-bearing Clothses Moth, Xestia castanea Neglected Rustic, Xestia xanthographa Square-spot Rustic to moths page.

14.03.2018

Added Chrysotoxum festivum, Epistrophe nitidicollis, Eristalis nemorum, Eupeodes corollae, Eupeodes latifasciatus, Leucozona lucorum, Meliscaeva cinctella, Myolepta dubia, Parasyrphus malinellu, Pipiza noctiluca, Platycheirus albimanus, Platycheirus ambiguus, Platycheirus sp cf angustatus, Platycheirus sp cf clypeatus, Sericomyia silentis, Syrphus sp cf torvus, Volucella bombylans var plumata to Hoverfly page.

13.03.2018

Added Clavulinopsis helvola, Conocybe rugosa, Hygrocybe miniata Scarlet Hood, Mycena epipterygia, Mycena flavoalba, Panaeolina foenisecii, Panaeolus cinctulus,Puccinia phragmitis, Scutellinia sp Eyelash Cup to the Fungii page.

12.03.2018

Added Liriomyza cf pusilla, Lonchoptera lutea, Micropeza lateralis Stilt Legged Fly, Minetta longipennis, Nemopoda cf nitidula, Neoitamus cyanurus Robberfly, Nephrotoma flavescens, Opomyza germinationis, Panorpa communis Scorpion Fly, Pericoma sp, Phaonia sp. Female poss subventa, Phaonia tuguriorum male, Phytomyza sp, Piophilidae sp, Platypalpus cf cursitans, Platypalpus sp cf minutus, Platypalpus sp, Poecilobothrus nobilitatus, Psychoda cf. surcoufi, Psychodidae psychoda sp, Rhamphomyia sp, Sarcophaga (Sarcophaga) poss variegata, Sarcophaga carnaria Flesh Fly, sarcophagid, Sarcophagidae sp, Scathophagidae sp, Sepsis cynipsea, Sepsis sp, Sicus ferrugineus, Suillia variegata Fly, Sylvicola punctatus, Tachinidae cf Eurithia anthophila, Tephritis vespertina, Tetanocera sp cf elata, Tetanocera sp, Thaumatomiya notata, Tipula confusa, Tipula paludosa to Flies page.

11.03.2018

Added Anthomyia cf imbrida, Anthomyiid cf Hylemya vagans, Beris chalybata Female, Cacopsylla sp cf affinis, Calliopum sp cf aeneum, Calliopum sp cf simillimum, Calobata petronella, Cecidomyiid sp, Cecidomyiidae sp, Ceratopogonidae ssp Biting Midge, Cerodontha cf denticornis, Chaoborus crystallinus, Chironmidae possibly crictopus sp, Coenosia cf albicornis, Conops flavipes, Ctenophora atrata, Ctenophora sp, Dilophus febrilis Fever Fly, Dioctria baumhaueri, Empis livida, Empis tessellata, Fannia manicata, Hilara sp, Leopoldius signatus to Flies page.

10.03.2018

Added additional photos and ammended text to Banded Demoiselle page in Dragonflies and Damselflies.
Added a new page Calopteryx virgo Beautiful Demoiselle to the Dragonflies and Damselflies area.
Added new page Enallagma cyathigerum Common Blue Damselfly to the Dragonflies and Damselflies area.
Added new page Ischnura elgans Blue-tailed Damselfly to the Dragonflies and Damselflies area.
Added photo of Sympetrum striolatum Common Darter nymph to Common Darter page.

10.03.2018

Added Latin names to each species on opening page of Dragonflies and Damselflies page. Added Aeshna cyanea Southern Hawker exuvia to associated page. Added latin name to captions on the page. Added additional photos and a brief paragraph of text.

10.03.2018

Added Chorthippus parallelus Meadow Grasshopper and replaced photo of Omocestus viridulus Common Green Grasshopper as original was not this species on Crickets, Earwigs and Grasshoppers page.

09.03.2018

Added Blaniulus guttulatus Snake Spotted Millipede, Cryptops anomalans, Cryptops parisi Centipede, Geophilid Centipede, Polydesmus angustus Flat Backed Millipede, Scolopendrid sp Centipede to Centipedes Milipedes and Woodlice page.

09.03.2018

Added Adalia bipunctata Two Spot Ladybird Larvae, Aglais urticae Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly Caterpillar, Anthocharis cardamines Orange Tip Caterpillar, Anthrenus verbasci Carpet Beetle Larvae, Batrachedra praeangusta Caterpillar, Cassida viridis Green Tortoise Beetle larvae, Chromatomyia atricornis on Leucanthemum, Chrysolina americana Rosemary Beetle Larvae, Chrysomelid Beetle larvae, Coccinella 7-punctata 7-spot Ladybird Pupa, Eligomanta ziczac Pebble Prominent moth caterpillar, Epistrophe eligans larvae, Episyrphus balteatus larvae, Eupeodes luniger Hoverfly larvae, Eupithecia dodoneata Oak-tree Pug Caterpillar, Gastrophysa viridula Green Dock Beetle lavae, Geometrid sp Caterpillar, Midge emerging, Mollusc eggs, Nematus spiraeae sawfly eggs, Orgyia antiqua The Vapourer, Otiorhynchus sulcatus Vine Weevil larvae, Psyche casta, Phyllonorycter sp moth larvae, Polymixis flavicincta Large Ranunculus, Pyrausta aurata, Stag Beetle larvae, Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata 24 spot ladybird larvae, Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata pupa, Xestia triangulum Double Square Knot Caterpillar, Zaraea fasciata Honeysuckle Sawfly to Caterpillars and larvae page.

08.03.2018

Added Aphantopus hyperantus Ringlet, Cupido minimus Small Blue, Gonepteryx rhamni Brimstone, Thymelicus lineola Essex Skipper to Butterflies page.

08.03.2018

Added Edwardsiana rosae, Elasmucha grisea Parent Bug instars, Entomobrya intermedia, Entomobrya nivalis, Euceraphis betulae Silver birch aphid, Eupteryx florida, Eupteryx origani, Issus coleoptratus nymph, Ledra aurita, Nabis limbatus Marsh Damsel Bug, Orthops campestris, Philotarus parviceps, Phylus coryli, Pterocomma pilosum Hairy Willow Bark Aphid, Stephanitis takeyai Andromeda Lacebug, Valenzuela flavidus to Bugs page.

07.03.2018

Added Aleyrodes proletella Cabbage Whitefly, Alnetoidea alneti, Aneurus avenius, Anoecia corni Common Dogwood-grass Aphid, Anthocoris sp nymph, Aphis fabae Black Beam Aphid, Apolygus spinolae, Aradus depressus, Aulacorthum solani, Cacopsylla sp cf affinis, Cacopsylla peregrina, Cacopsylla peregrina nymph, Callipterinella cf minutissima, Cicadula persimilis, Coreus marginatus Dock Bug instar, Deraeocoris lutescens, Ectopsocus briggsi, Ectopsocus petersi to Bugs page.

07.03.2018

Added Anatis ocellata Eyed Ladybird, Rhyzobius chrysomeloides Ladybird to Ladybirds page.

07.03.2018

Added Phyllobius roboretanus Small Green Nettle Weevil, Phyllotreta cruciferae, Poecilus cupreus, Pseudovadonia livida Fairy-ring Longhorn Beetle, Rhamphus ocyacanthae, Sitona cf macularius, Staphylinus dimidiaticornis Rove Beetle, Stictoleptura rubra Red Longhorn Beetle, Strangalia maculata, Tychius picirostris to Beetles page.

05.03.2018

Added Anaspis maculata Tumbling Flower Beetle, Altica sp cf oleracea, Agriotes lineatus Click Beetle, Anobium inexspectatum, Anobium punctatum Woodworm Beetle, Anthonomus rubi, Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus Cabbage Stem Weevil, Euophryum confine, Flea beetle, Galerucella sagittariae, Harpalus affinis, Harpalus rufipes, Melolontha melolontha Cockchafer May bug, Mordellistena cf humeralis, Phyllobius argentatus to Beetles page. Replaced duplicate Argrilus sinuatus Hawthorn Jewel Beetle with Crepidodera aurata and duplicate Cryptocephalus moraei with Crepidodera plutus on Beetles page.

05.03.2018

Added Perilampus aeneus, Pseudomalus auratus Jewel Wasp, Rhogogaster viridis Sawfly, Sphecodes ephippius Bare-saddled Blood Bee, Trypoxylon attenuatum to The Bees, Wasps and Sawflies page. Removed Conops flavipes from Bees, Wasps and Sawflies page (as its a Fly). Renamed Osmia rufa Osmia bicornis. Corrected caption on Vespula germanica German Wasp face.

04.03.2018

Added Arge pagana Large Rose Sawfly, Athalia rosae Turnip Sawfly, Bombus hypnorum Tree Bumblebee, Cleptes semiauratus, Crossocerus megacephalus, Ectemnius lituratus, Gorytes laticinctus, Heriades truncorum Large-headed Resin Bee, Hylaeus communis Common Yellow-face Bee, Hylaeus cornutus Spined Hylaeus, Macrophya albicincta Valerian Sawfly, Mimumesa dahlbomi to The Bees, Wasps and Sawflies page.

03.03.2018

Added Red Kite, Bullfinch and Blackcap to Birds. Added Brown Rat to Animals.

18.08.2015

Updated code to once again show Title of images if mouse hovers over image. Latest version of IE did not work with old code.

20.01.2013

Renamed Flea beetle to Sphaeroderma testaceum Flea Beetle on beetles page.

20.01.2013

Updated Butterflies page with Anthocharis cardamines Orange Tip Male & Female, Pieris rapae Small White Eggs. Additionally added Scientific names to the photos.

30.12.2012

Updated Bugs page with Lygocoris pabulinus Common Green Capsid, Megalocoleus molliculus, Nabis ericetorum Heath Damsel Bug, Neides tipularius, Palomena prasina Green Shieldbug, Picromerus bidens, Psallus ambiguus, Pseudococcus longispinus Mealy bug, Scale insect, Stenocranus minutus, Zygina flammigera.

29.12.2012

Updated Bugs page with Elasmucha grisea, Parent Bug, Eupteryx decemnotata, Heterotoma planicornis, Immature Leaf Hopper, Kleidocerys resedae, Birch Catkin Bug.

20.12.2012

Updated Bugs page with Dicyphus pallicornis, Dolycoris baccarum Sloe Bug final instar, Edwardsiana cragaegi, Elasmostethus interstinctus Teneral Birch Shieldbug.

18.12.2012

Updated Bugs page with Adarrus ocellaris, Apolygus-lucorum, Cacopsylla ambigua, Cacopsylla brunneipennis, Cacopsylla exuva, Cacopsylla sp. nymph, Compsidolon salicellum, Coreus marginatus Dock Bug final instar, Coreus marginatus Dock Bug first instar, Dicyphus epilobii. Removed the image of a Whitefly because later identified as an adult Coniopterygid.

10.09.2012

Updated Birds page with Buteo buteo Buzzard, Fringilla coelebs Chaffinch Male, Garrulus glandarius Jay, Parus ater Coal Tit, Sylvia curruca Lesser Whitethroat, Turdus philomelos Song Thrush.

09.09.2012

Updated Beetles page with Chrysolina americana Rosemary Beetle, Cryptopleurum minutum, Donacia vulgaris, Grynobius planus, Meligethes aeneus, Miarus campanulae, and various rove beetles.

05.09.2012

Updated beetles page with Amara aenea, Amara apricaria, Argrilus sinuatus Hawthorn Jewel Beetle, Cassida viridis Green Tortoise Beetle

01.09.2012

Updated Bees and Wasps with various Ichneumonidae wasps, Mellenus arvensis, Nomada flava, Panurgus calcaratus, Passaloecus singularis, Pemphredon lugubris, Philanthus triangulum Beewolf, Trichrysis cyanea, Vespa crabo Hornet

31.08.2012

Updated Bees and Wasps with Bombus vestalis Cuckoo-Bumblebee, Cerceris arenaria Digger Wasp, Cerceris rybyensis, Chalcid wasp, Chelostoma campanularum, Coelioxys conoidea Cuckoo-Bee, Conops flavipes, Hylaeus brevicornis

29.08.2012

Updated Bees and Wasps with Andrena Chrysosceles male, Andrena fulva Tawny Mining Bee, Andrena minutula, Andrena ovatula, Anoplius nigerrimus Spider Wasp, Apsis mellifera Honey Bee.

22.08.2012

Added Amblyteles armatorius Ichneumon wasp

21.08.2012

Corrected identifcation of a wasp to Ancistrocerus gazella Potter Wasp.

21.08.2012

After a long break I'm now once again active on this site and will be updating again.

18.08.2010

Added numerous caterpillar and larvae photo's.

18.08.2010

Added numerous wild flower photo's.

18.08.2010

Updated Bees and wasps page with 26 more images and the Beetles page with another 10 images.

12.07.2008

Added Lucanus cervus (Stag Beetle) and Gasteruption jaculator.

02.01.2007

Added more photo's and ammended main page text to reflect a better description of todays content.

02.01.2007

Added Animals page with 4 animals, mouse fox, squirrell and rabbit.

02.01.2007

Added more images to site and added Animals late last year, images added to Bees and wasps, Beetles, Birds, Bugs, Butterflies, Caterpillars (added and other Lavae) Crickets and Grasshoppers, Flies, Fungii, Hoverflies,Ladybirds, Moths, others, Spiders, Added the following pages Wild flowers, and Links,.

02.01.2007

updated opening text on main page.

08.03.2006

removed miss identified photos believed now to be Eristalis horticola.

14.01.2006

Added Bombus lucorum a bumblebee to the bees and wasps page, removed two items from the unknown pages and added the "Other misc. Insect" page.

12.01.2006

Added three wasps to the bees and wasps page 2 x Digger wasps and 1 x Ichneumonidae wasp.

07.01.2006

Added two saw flies to the bees and wasps pages and added to the intro text.

01.01.2006

Renamed the incorrectly named Hornet to Median wasp. Added two bees, Slender Mining Bee and Leaf Cutter Bee

12.12.2005

Added three Ichneumonidae wasps to the bees and wasps page. Added new Crickets and Grasshoppers page.

27.11.2005

Added 'Dolichopus ungulatus' and 'Sepsis punctum' to the flies page and removed an image which was named sarcophagid but which I now believe to be miss named. Added 'Eristalis arbustorum' to the Hoverflies.

11.11.2005

Added 'Deroceras panormitanum'to the Slugs and Snails and 'Xylota-segnis' + 'Eupeodes luniger' to the Hoverflies

4.11.2005

Added 'Microchrysa polita' to the flies page and 'Malanostoma scalare' + 'Merodon equestris' to the Hoverfly page.

30.10.2005

Added extension page for Hoverflies 'Scaeva pyrastri', and 'Sphaerophoria scripta' along with naratives for 'Helophilus pendulas' and 'Myathropa florea'. Additionally moved two flies from the unknown pages to the flies page 'Sarcophagid ssp' and Caliphorid ssp'

27.10.2005

Added extension page for Hoverfly 'Myathropa florea'.

20.10.2005

Added expansion pages for hoverfly 'Helophilus pendulus'.

17.10.2005

Added expansion pages for three hoverflies 'Episyrphus balteatus', 'Eristalis pertinax' and 'Eristalis tenax'.

23.9.2005

Ammended the names of three flies as two can only be identified to species level by keeping an example specimen and Trypeta zoe was the incorrect name it should be Terellia tussilaginis. Thanks to David Gibbs for pointing out these errors.

22.9.2005

Added three more flies to the fly page. Additionally two flies added to the unknown critters page for id.

21.9.2005

Added 4 more pictures to the Unknown Critters page that I could do with an identification of and 5 new photos on the Southern Hawker dragonfly page.

20.9.2005

Added the Spider page with a number of photos. Also added two pictures that require an identification. (Spider and Grasshopper)

18.9.2005

Added two moth caterpillars to the catterpillar page, the Lesser Yellow Underwing and the Yellow Shell.

16.9.2005

The dragonfly page has been modified so that now clicking on an image takes the viewer to species related page with a brief narrative and several pictures that will enlarge if clicked.

13.9.2005

Sorry there has not been content added this time just a general tidy up of code and file structure.





















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