Tranmire Bog and Cropton Forest – 23/07/2019

A sunny day with a gentle southerly breeze. Temperature around 25 degrees C.

Birds (1)
Anthus trivialis – Tree Pipit (NFY)

Butterflies (9)
Aglais urticae – Small Tortoiseshell
Aphantopus hyperantus – Ringlet
Argynnis aglaja – Dark Green Fritillary (NFY)
Boloria selene – Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary (NFY)
Coenonympha pamphilus – Small Heath
Maniola jurtina – Meadow Brown
Pieris brassicae – Large White
Thymelicus sylvestris – Small Skipper
Vanessa atalanta – Red Admiral

Beetles (1)
Leptura quadrifasciata (NFY)

Dragonflies (5)
Aeshna juncea – Common Hawker (NFY)
Coenagrion puella – Azure Damselfly
Cordulegaster boltonii – Golden-ringed Dragonfly (NFY)
Orthetrum coerulescens – Keeled Skimmer (NFY)
Pyrrhosoma nymphula – Large Red Damselfly

Moths (3)
Anarta myrtilli – Beautiful Yellow Underwing (NFY)
Catoptria margaritella – Silver-stripe Grass-veneer
Scopula ternata – Smoky Wave (NEW)

Grasshoppers (1)
Omocestus viridulus – Common Green Grasshopper

True Bugs (4)
Cicadella viridis (NFY)
Leptopterna ferrugata
Polymerus unifasciatus (NFY)
Trigonotylus ruficornis (NEW)

Flies (2)
Sericomyia silentis (NFY)
Tachina grossa (NFY)

 

 

(NEW) – New to the life list
(NFY) – First record of the year