Posts from the ‘Herptiles’ Category

Heatwave heaven at Strensall

Yesterday I spent the whole day at Strensall Common surveying Dark Bordered Beauties along with Dave Wainwright, Terry Crawford, Penny Relf, Tallulah Gullett, and, in the afternoon, a whole crowd of people from Golder Associates. 

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Secrets of Pexton Bank

Pexton Bank, adjacent to Ellerburn Bank, is one of Dalby Forest’s best kept secrets. Dozens of people walk past it every day without realizing what’s there.   Read more…

Ellerburn Pilgrimage

I’m tempted to say that I only really feel complete when I’m in  a place like Ellerburn Bank. I kept saying to myself how lucky I was to be alive in a place like that.

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Three holiday walks.

This bank holiday weekend has been great weather in Yorkshire, and I managed three outdoors walks with the camera.  Read more…

Three heathy outings

During the first week of May I managed to visit three different heathland sites, all with their particular attractions.

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Return to Askham

A day healing blisters and insect bites today. I went back to Askham Bog to see how it looked now the orchids are in flower. Here’s what I found.  Read more…

Hungarian adventures

Just returned from 10 days in the old Carpathian basin, the first time I have been in Spring. It was eye-opening.

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