It is a record shot of a Purple Hairstreak, which is an extremely difficult butterfly to locate, due to its habit of living in the top of tall oak trees. For now I will have to be satisfied with dreaming of next spring with a river within its banks, clear of weed and full of salmon. With the water now clearing, affording excellent visibility into several feet of water, it was perfect conditions to have a good look around some of the the carriers.
The cob seems to have finally accepted the presence of this cuckoo and there was even a look of pride at one point as he flew past. I doubt we will ever see the massive spawned filled Disillusionment at ten oclock that hit the angling mag headlines as we are closed leading up to spawning and our fish spawn early in the shallow Back Lagoon.
He attended Harvard University as an undergraduate from to From the photo you can see it has all the characteristic pattern it should the only doubt was the lack of a fringe with crossing black veins. I have that job coming up in the near future now the bird boxes are all empty.
Good luck on trying to persuade the entire general public that a wildlife tax is a justified expenditure. When I say out of the catchment I could probably have thrown a stone over to the Wylye Valley but its the River Frome, tributary to the Bristol Avon not the Wareham Frome, that rises in the park lakes.
It is this carrier system that use to run the complete length and breadth of the valley that providied the nursery grounds for the fish that made the Hampshire Avon the most productive coarse river in the country. We receive no real time information that may be of interest and the resultant validated information has no bearing on any salmon policies within the river.
I took ten minutes out Disillusionment at ten oclock to visit a section of our braided channel system I haven't looked at for several years. Brian can usually be found float fishing the margins on the pin and by margins I mean a foot off the bank and that common just proves what can be found at the end of your rod.
Problem solved I headed back towards Barry who by the time I had reached him was over the shock of the shotgun going off on such a still evening and was once more feeding the fish. The next event for our salmon will be their appearance on the redds at the turn of the year.
That takes the species list for the transect route to thirty, with hopefully another couple to go as we get further habitat work completed.
It wasn't until the end of March Paul Greenacre banked our first of the year in the form of a bright 18 pounder. Knopfpublished inexhibited the influence of both the English Romantics and the French symbolistsan inclination to aesthetic philosophy, and a wholly original style and sensibility: Though he had serious determination to become a successful lawyer, Stevens had several friends among the New York writers and painters in Greenwich Village, including the poets William Carlos WilliamsMarianne Mooreand E.
Stevens moved to Connecticut inhaving found employment at the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co. The first spring tide of May did bring summer 2SW fish into the system, which was soon reflected in the rod catch.
All before the set-up for Ellingham Show starts at the weekend! I have had misleading abarrant form of Common Blue at regular intervals that do their best to trick me but this one was deemed by experts with greater knowledge than myself to be the real deal.
I can't stress strongly, or frequently, enough the importance of these areas of associated land. Weed browsing barbel, photographed off the bridge.
Fingers crossed that we see one or two more of the beautiful creatures before the end of the season. I've been asking that question since the early 90's unfortunately I don't seem to be getting any closer to finding an answer!
Whilst down on Kings-Vincents this afternoon he rang to say a mink was busy feeding alongside where he was fishing and taking no notice of his presence on the bank.
Whilst on the subject of the Forest streams John Slader has compiled a short video that dramatically illustrates the dilemma our streams face.
With such a massive chub and dace population in all year classes that we are currently experiencing, does this suppress the roach population? Misshapen and full of lumps and bumps but the taste of the end result more than justifies the effort. Things then swung back into favourable condition once more as I managed a lovely butterfly transect spotting a new species for the route in the shape of a Chalkhill Blue.
Thanks for the report Colin and well done Elian smashing perch. There doesn't appear to be a sufficient number of bees to start a new colony. With carp swirling and glooping within feet of the bank Barry very kindly asked if I would like to have a cast.
Whilst his adopted siblings remain grounded he flies up and down the river ahead of the family saving on his swimming effort. From the fishery perspective it is unproductive yet it is a natural habitat and if nature was left to its own devices most of the valley would look like this with a few decades.
Colors Pale orange, green and crimson, and White, and gold and brown. Its good to think that we may get a fortnight at the tail end to make up for the weeks without being able to wet a line. We are either on the threshold of a explosion of fish stocks on the Avon or there is an element of survival we have yet to understand.
Fabulous fish all the same, well done Karl and thanks for the pix. Only, here and there, an old sailor, Drunk and asleep in his boots, Catches tigers Interpretation[ edit ] The poem allows the reader to linger over the possibility of colors, strangeness and unusual dreams.Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin Our winter grazers have arrived on the lake and what a lovely lot they are.
No horses this year, we have a change to a more traditional regime in the shape of these.
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