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
Juv Baird's Sandpiper at Marazion beach - The Marazion bird is the first Baird's Sandpiper of the season and represents the 36th record for the county. It remained on the beach around the Red River...
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