Tuesday, 1 October 2019

I said I would have…

…to get out and take some pictures, well I did. The next set of images are from work and Burdon Moor. The wife and I had a walk along Burdon Moor yesterday looking for Shield Bugs and she really did get the “bug”. She spotted quite a few and happily pointed them out so I could get some pictures.

Green Shield Bugs. This was in the morning at work.

The same Shield Bugs in the afternoon.

The same Shield bugs the next day. They were still on the same leaf.

Another one from work

And again from work

Summer adult Gorse Shield Bug Burdon Moor

I think this a Final instar Green Shield Bug again Burdon Moor

There was loads of Spiders at Burdon Moor

These Two were disputing a meal

This one is from work

Ladybirds were in good numbers at Burdon Moor

Caddis Fly

Caddis Fly

Common Darters were also out in good numbers at Burdon Moor

As were Speckled Wood Butterflies

Caterpillar at Burdon Moor

A Jay flying over Burdon Moor

At work this Fungi is growing on a load of coal and gravel.


  1. Hi Ron, nice to see you've got the Shieldbug bug, I find them an interesting group of insects to seek out at this time of year. The one you queried is a dark form final Instar Green shield bug, more usual to see the pale green ones you also photographed. Quite jealous as I haven't managed to get one of those yet. Great set of photos as well, much sharper than what I can get. Cheers.

  2. Cheers Alan. I thought you would know more about them than I do. Your right I definitely have the bug they are cracking little things.

  3. https://twistedsifter.com/2013/03/caddisfly-larvae-cases/

  4. Thanks Michael thought it wasn’t a moth but didn’t have a clue what they were.