Winter at Holme Bird Observatory (please click for clip)

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Recent Orchids

Early Marsh Orchid spp. incarnata

Common Spotted Orchid

Some recent photos of orchids taken from around the Holme NOA reserve. All photos by Connor D. Rand.

Recent images

An unusually obliging Tawny Owl roosting in the Pines

Female Common Scoter 14 June Present on the Broadwater for several days

Spotted flycatcher 24 May. The first of several birds seen around the Observatory

A pair of Red Crested Pochard on the Broadwater. 20 ApriWeatear in the Dunes 4 May
All photos by Ray Roche

Dark Green Fritillary 23 June 08

Dark Green Fritillary - locally a scarce butterfly. 1 feeding on Brambles on the afternoon of the 23rd with either the same ,or another, seen flying in the Dunes the following morning. Photos by Ray Roche

Sunday, 15 June 2008


Southern Marsh Orchid
Bee Orchid
Common Spotted Orchid
Man Orchid
Pyramidal Orchid
Broad-leaved Helleborine

Early Marsh Orchid (Coccinea)

Greater Butterfly Orchid