Tuesday, 6 July 2010

New Role

From this morning i became an official Wildlife Survey Assistant at Washington WWT.
For the next couple of months i will be monitoring Dragonflies, Damselflies and Butterflies within the reserve. Then moving onto another survey after that and so on. I will be covering all Flora and Fauna so its all very exciting and i cant wait to get stuck in. So expect lots of photos of the above.

Anyhoo's, heres some Moths i clocked this morning resting in one of the bird hides.



Brimstone


Coxcomb Prominent



Yellow Shell


Snout


Light Arches

I take it they were all night flying Moths and will find out asap.

8 comments:

  1. Brilliant Davy,
    Sounds like a great gig. Looking forward to scandalous tales behind the scenes.
    John

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  2. Oh yes, theres some pretty hot birds there and i dont mean the feathered type.

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  3. Davy, the unknown moth is a Yellow Shell.
    All the best in your new role and hope it`s not too daunting a task.

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  4. Thanks Dean i do believe i posted a Yellow Shell in a previous post.

    The Survey Assistant is only Voluntary but the experience will help towards my ultimate goal of becoming a Reserve Warden. Im also studying Environmental Science Degree so in Four years time, hopefully i will get there.

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  5. This sounds lile a great job, Davy. I'm pleased for you. Hope you find lots to interest you. Good luck.

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  6. Hi thats really good news

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  7. Hi Davy. Some cracking moths. That Light Arches looks like a Dark Arches - a light coloured one. Light Arches doesn't have an orbital or kidney spot which this one does.

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