Year I started recording:
Last updated on:
17th December, 2017
Amateur entomologist, specialising in diptera.
Vast majority of species included are from the Barnsley area.
My bogey species:
Storm Petrel Libellula fulva Otter
My most wanted:
Ant Beetle Purple Emperor Twin Flower
Little Whimbrel Phronia forcipula Oxycera fallenii
Chrysolina marginata. 2014 additions now included, 92 diptera, mainly calypterates, all from Barnsley area. Quite a few chironomids new for 2015. Also Ring-necked Parakeet and a new mammal - Chinese Water Deer (not from Barnsley!) 2016 saw 52 new diptera recorded locally, mainly chironomids, 6 new to Yorkshire. Pipunculus oldenbergi was a large pipunculid found at 2 localites also new for Yorks. A mysterious agromyzid that so far has evaded determination awaits specialist attention. Dusky Thrush.
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