A Visit and Flowers

Saturday, July 12th 2014

A lovely sunny and warm day greeted the families from the Darlington and Teesdale Naturalists' Field Club.  The children went pond dipping, catching sticklebacks, water boatmen and caddis larvae, but no leeches!  Sweep netting on the moor saw Ringlet Butterflies examined, spiders found and frog hoppers hopping!

Sweep netting on the moor

 Later in the afternoon Common Centaury was photographed.

Common Centaury

Sneezewort is also coming into bloom.

Sneezewort


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