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Scarlet tigers – early this year

Posted in "Butts Piece", birds, insects, oxfordshire, photography, Uncategorized, wildlife with tags , , on 9 June 2018 by bramblejungle

Just the odd one so far;
last year the best show was a couple of weeks later, so here’s hoping… Scarlet Tiger moth (Callimorpha dominula) Scarlet tigers

Meanwhile. it’s good to see a few linnets around Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)

Linnet

Posted in birds, garden, oxfordshire, photography, Uncategorized, wildlife with tags , , , , , , , on 14 July 2008 by bramblejungle

LinnetI saw this on a rooftop at the weekend, but had no idea what it was. I’m told its a male linnet “looking a bit scruffy as he’s well into the breeding season”.

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