Sightings Diary

October 2012

Autumn Fallow Doe and Fawn
Dartmoor - Yarner Wood, Haytor, Hound Tor - Devon, UK

20.10.2012 - 8 to 14 degrees, sunny, light wind. 10am to 2 pm

Birds - Nuthatches, Marsh Tits, Grey Wagtail, Bullfinch, Green Woodpecker, Redwings, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Ravens, Stonechats, Ketsrel, Great Tits, Coal Tits, Robins, Wren, Dunnock, Blue Tits, Crows, Woodpigeons, Jay, Buzzards, Meadow Pipit

Meadow Pipit



Coal Tit

Wild Flowers - Ling Heather and Bell Heather, Devil's -bit Scabious, Bilberries, Herb Robert, Gorse Bloom, Tormentil, Marsh Thistle, Cat's-ear, Pink Purslane, Dandelions, Foxgloves, Red Campion, Selfheal, Redshank, Yarrow

Autumn Bracken

Pink Purslane

Autumn Beech Leaves

Fungi - Yellow Brain Fungus, Turkeytail, Penny Bun, Birch Polypores, Honey Fungus, Sulphur Tuft, Scaly Earthballs, 7 different types of lichen, Fly Agarics

Fly Agaric

Branscombe and Beer area- Devon, UK

21.10.12 - 8 to 13 degrees, sunny and cloudy, light to moderate wind, 10am to 2 pm

Birds - Ravens, Linnets, Kestrel, Rock Pipit, Peregrine Falcon, Chiffchaff, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail , Great Tits, Robin, Chaffinches, Magpies, Herring Gulls, Dunnock, Buzzard, Jackdaws, Rooks, Woodpigeons


Wild Flowers - Ragwort, Herb Robert, Hedge Woundwort, Musk Thistle, Dandelions, Creeping Thistle, Daisies, Yarrow, Gorse Bloom, Fat Hen, White Dead-nettle, Ivy- leaved Toadflax, Valerian, Nipplewort, Red Campion, Cow Parsley

White Dead-nettle

Other - Migrant Hawker Dragonfly, Hornets, 5 Red Admiral Butterflies, Peacock Butterfly, Squirrel

Migrant Hawker

Red Admiral