Yesterday I attended a field trip with the Cornwall Wildlife Trust Photographic group, the meet was held on SSSI ( Site of Special Scientific Interest) land around Goldolphin Manor. Highlight of the day for me was studying and trying to photograph a Sand Digger Wasp nest. These intriguing insects do not sting and are quite nervous, to watch them carry their prey back to the nest was fascinating. Flies and caterpillars amongst others were on the menu.
Sand Digger Wasp Mellinus arvensis
Southern Hawker Aeshna cyanea
Eleonora's Falcons - seemed to come across a high percentage of 2cy and 3cy birds this year - not sure why that should be but maybe being a bit later the adults were settled an...
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