Category: I Love Arnside & Silverdale

CLOUDS AND SUNRISES AND SKYSCAPES OVER HUTTON ROOF

See below for the new Cloud and Sunrise photo blog, I will be updating more shortly.Links: “FOR UP TO DATE” 2020 Visible Bird Migration records Click over this linkThe new Orchid book “Britains Orchids” by Sean Cole and Mike Waller – ple…

"Britain’s Orchids " by Sean Cole and Mike Waller with artwork by Sarah Stribbling

 Links: “FOR UP TO DATE” 2020 Visible Bird Migration records Click over this linkVarieties of our local Hutton Roof Gentians and the reason for the 50/50 Purple and White, plus my research survey results. Plus “Upland Enchanter…

Thurs Sept 3rd 2020 – checking out Field Gentians on Holme Stinted Pastures, and more surveying of Autumn Gentians on Holme Park Fell.

 Links: “FOR UP TO DATE” 2020 Visible Bird Migration records Click over this linkVarieties of our local Hutton Roof Gentians and the reason for the 50/50 Purple and White, plus my research survey results. Plus “Upland Enchanter…

2020 Visible Bird Migration Counts – Over Burton In Kendal (September 7th 2020 hopefully through to mid November 2020)

 Local Reports 6th September 2020Several Reports of Pink Footed Geese today coming over Whitbarrow and Cartmel areas, and also reports of birds already landing over in Norfolk. 

Tuesday September 1st 2020 – Checking out Gentians on East side (near Trig Point), and also checking out Holly Ferns

 More Autumn Gentian photos (2020) can be seen hereDark Stemmed Hybrids (Epipactis schmalhauseneii – helleborine led)Primula vulgaris and Primula veris (Primrose and Cowslip)Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) and Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus…

Saturday 29th August 2020 – Field Gentians and Autumn Gentians Survey of Holme Stinted Pastures

More Autumn Gentian photos (2020) can be seen hereDark Stemmed Hybrids (Epipactis schmalhauseneii – helleborine led)Primula vulgaris and Primula veris (Primrose and Cowslip)Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) and Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus colly…

14th August 2020 – A morning on the beautiful Gentians – Holme Stints and Holme Park Fell.

Dark Stemmed Hybrids (Epipactis helleborine led)Primula vulgaris and Primula veris (Primrose and Cowslip)Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) and Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)Northern Greenland Wheatear (Oenanthe o. leucorrhoa)Rb Fot…

11th August 2020 – General Catch up (Gentians, Rare Southern Polypody, Common Polypody, Helleborines, plus….

Dark Stemmed Hybrids (Epipactis helleborine led)Primula vulgaris and Primula veris (Primrose and Cowslip)Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) and Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)Northern Greenland Wheatear (Oenanthe o. leucorrhoa)Rb Fot…

20th July 2020 – General Catch Up with Flowers and Ferns and Views etc….

Most of my time over the last month has been tied up with my studies of the beautiful Dark Red Helleborine (Epipactis atrorubens and should you wish to catch up with some of the specimens I encountered please check the diary pages by clicking hereGetti…

25th June 2020 – Snippets of Wealth – PALE ST JOHN’S WORT (Montanum) also Caterpillar eating ANGULAR SOLOMONS SEAL (Odoratum) plus…

I set out today to check out another pavement, but this time within Lancelot Clark Storth were the Hybrid No.1 specimen resides. Sadly it has gone – completely! it was OK a month or so back when I checked, but some little blighter has taken it down.It …