I have recently been on a couple of walks around Wembury with my mum while the weather has been good and I quickly noticed the diverse amount of Wildlife around,including many birds mammals and especially insects. If I had another lense I would of tried to take more pictures of other things but being that my gear is mainly focused on macro equipment I thought I would make a small post about what I have seen so here we go I hope you like the following photos of Wembury wildlife!!
A Meadow Grasshopper stops for a break (Chorthippus brunneus),Wembury Wildlife, Devon. England
Clicking beetle (Prosternon) . Wembury wildlife , Devon, England.
Never seen this type of beetle on my travels before but I think its a species of Clicking beetle (Prosternon) . I really need a better beetle ID book, any ideas?
Common red soldier beetles (Rhagonycha fulva). Wembury Wildlife, Devon, England
A mating pair of Common red soldier beetles (Rhagonycha fulva). These guys were everwhere.
Six spot Burnett moth Caterpillar, Wembury Wildlife, Devon, England.
This Beautiful caterpillar metamorphisises into the lovely day flying Six spot Burnett moth. I saw one in Wembury but didnt get a photo but I did get a photo of a mating pair at Bantham beach which you can see here.
Strangalia Maculata, Wembury wildlife, Devon, England
Strangalia Maculata, A striking species of Longhorn beetle can be found feeding on coastal flowers.
Large white butterfly (Pieris brassicae) ,Wembury wildlief, Devon, England
Portrait of a Large white butterfly (Pieris brassicae) Look at those eyes!
Large white butterfly (Pieris brassicae) , Wembury wildlife, Devon, England
Side detail of the same large white Large white butterfly (Pieris brassicae). This guy sat for a while and let me take photos so I was lucky to get a few angles.
Below is aDaggerfly covered in Pollen
Wembury is amazing , I love taking photos there it really is so diverse and untouched in places and everytime I go I see something new. I will try and get a post up of other non macro photos from there soon . I hope you enjoyed the post in the meantime I am going to try identify some of the unkonwns in this post.