Adalia decempunctata (10-spot Ladybird)

Adalia decempunctata (10-spot Ladybird)

Wyre Forest Study Group 20 April, 2024 Adalia decempunctata (10-spot Ladybird)   Dave Barnett spotted this pretty ladybird on an Acer palmatum leaf in his garden and managed to photograph it. It is Adalia decempunctata (10-spot Ladybird) which has three colour...
Welcome sign of spring’s arrival

Welcome sign of spring’s arrival

Wyre Forest Study Group 20 April  2024 Adalia decempunctata (10-spot Ladybird) Ever watchful Susan Limbrey writes: “I was watching a Holly Blue butterfly by the house, when I saw this female Common Lizard, plus a juvenile which I couldn’t get a good photo...
The Centre of Attention; Ants and Ladybirds

The Centre of Attention; Ants and Ladybirds

Wyre Forest Study Group 20 April, 2024 Adalia decempunctata (10-spot Ladybird)   Dave Barnett spotted this pretty ladybird on an Acer palmatum leaf in his garden and managed to photograph it. It is Adalia decempunctata (10-spot Ladybird) which has three colour...
Juniper haircap – Polytrichum juniperinum

Juniper haircap – Polytrichum juniperinum

Wyre Forest Study Group 4 March  2024 Juniper haircap – Polytrichum juniperinum Shoots of the acrocarpous moss Polytrichum juniperinum Juniper haircap showing the small terminal “flowers” of the male plant at the shoot ends. Found as a pioneer moss on acidic heathy...
It’s raining outside again …

It’s raining outside again …

Wyre Forest Study Group 1 March  2024 It’s raining outside – again!   It’s the first of March and there is much speculation about it being the wettest February on record. Well i am sure it will have been somewhere in the UK but in Wyre Forest...