Saturday 11 June 2022

Saturday 11th June

At least 15 Black-headed Gull were around Langstone Rock but no other news was received.

Wildlife News: There was no sign of any Heath Potter Wasp around Langstone Rock but there was plenty of insect activity with the first Marbled White of the year, along with Alexanders Conch Aethes deauranaFork-tailed Flower Bee Anthophora furcata, several Red & Black Squashbug Corizus hyoscyami and Narcissus Fly Merodon equestris and Lesser Hornet Hoverfly Volucella inanis. The collection of garden exotica has increased with Asiatic Lily Lilium longiforum and Oriental Poppy Papaver orientale in bloom, alongside the spreading Russian Vine Fallopia baldschuanica and Hebe sp. 

Asiatic Lily - Alan Keatley

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