A few more to add to the list from past couple of days. Mostly from two sites, the small heath opposite my house and a section of the Rhymney River. Its still to frozen to have a good rummage under the usual debris...up to 139
This view into the Valley within my
square was taken a few weeks ago...
83 Attagenus pellio -
(Beetle) Not sure where this came from, it was found on my daughters
jumper shortly after see returned home. Any type of mini beast found in
the house these days is my fault...
84 Falco tinnunculus - Kestrel
85 Larus argentatus - Gull
86 Acer campestre - Maple
87 Senecio vulgaris - Groundsel
88 Plantago lanceolata - Plantain
89 Orchesella villosa - Collembola
90 Castanea sativa - Tree
91 Galanthus nivalis - Snowdrop
92 Lasius flavus - Ant
93 Rumex acetosella - Sorrel
94 Arion subfuscus - Slug
95 Pterostichus madidus - Beetle
96 Rhododendron ponticum - (Shrub) One plant hidden on the Valley side, hopefully it won't be here for long.
97 Ramalina farinacea - Lichen
98 Physcia aipolia - Lichen
99 Lecanora chlarotera - Lichen
100 Xanthoria parietina - Lichen
101 Arion circumscriptus - Slug
102 Brachythecium rutabulum - Moss
103 Hyacinthoides hispanica - Bluebell
104 Galium saxatile - Bedstraw
105 Ptinus tectus - (Beetle) Found in one of the Starlings nest in the Loft of my house.
106 Fringilla coelebs - Chaffinch
108 Cyanistes caeruleus - Blue tit
109 Buteo buteo - Buzzard
110 Alauda arvensis - Skylark
111 Blechnum spicant - Fern
112 Asplenium trichomanes - Spleenwort
113 Chamerion angustifolium - Willowherb
114 Epilobium hirsutum - Willowherb
115 Alnus glutinosa - Alder
116 Ficaria verna - Lesser Celandine
117 Chrysosplenium oppositifolium - Plant
118 Oenanthe crocata - Plant
119 Auricularia auricula-judae - Fungus
120 Galium aparine - Cleavers
121 Trochulus striolatus - Snail
122 Hyacinthoides non-scripta - Bluebell
123 Scaphidium quadrimaculatum - (Beetle) Found under some quarry waste in a nettle patch.
124 Cinclus cinclus - Dipper
125 Crocus tommasinianus - (Early Crocus) This was growing on one of the banks of the river, first time i've noticed it here.
126 Dicyrtoma fusca - Collembola
127 Xylaria hypoxylon - Fungus
128 Craspedosoma rawlinsii - Millipede
129 Pogonognathellus longicornis - Collembola
130 Trichoniscus pygmaeus - Woodlouse
131 Lasius niger - (Ant) While checking hairs on the clypeus of several
ants, i noticed they where carrying small nearly transparent mites under
their head. Not seen these before on Ants, closest match i can find on
the web are Histiostoma sp?
132 Scolopostethus thomsoni - Bug
133 Platybunus triangularis - Harvestman
134 Potamopyrgus antipodarum - Snail
135 Anthrenus verbasci - Beetle
136 Bembidion tetracolum - Beetle
137 Rhizomnium punctatum - Moss
138 Carduelis carduelis - Goldfinch
139 Neuraphes elongatulus - (Beetle) Nearly over looked this, it only
caught my eye while i was focusing on those Trichoniscus pygmaeus.
Looks like its defrosting outside, so hopefully will start getting stuff to the moth trap. Not had a single thing to it yet.