JMNR Sightings – 23rd July 2019

Nikki M, hot day 28°C

Artichoke gall on Oak

Artichoke gall on Oak

Alder tongue gall (on Alder cone), Artichoke gall on Oak (gall causer – gall wasp Andricus foecundatrix). In flower: Meadow vetchling, Hemp Agrimony, Knapweed, Meadowsweet, Yarrow, Willowherb sps. Hogweed, Buddleia, Ragwort, Woundwort, Monkey flower, Yellow Rattle, Meadow Cranesbill, Purple Loosestrife (introduced as plugs in 2018).

Meadow Brown, Ringlet Gatekeeper, Small White, Large White, Green-veined White, Small Skipper, Red Admiral, Comma. Shaded Broad-bar, Yellow Shell. 2 Brown Hawker, Azure and Blue-tailed damselflies.

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