James Lowen 

BLOG 2022

This is my blog index for 2022. Click on the links below to connect to the blog.

30 Dec 2022 Year highlights

24 Dec 2022 Melandippa (lovely views of Bottlenose Dolphins, but no Stejneger's Scoter in East Lothian)

18 Dec 2022 Nice light (photography of wildfowl and waders in Norfolk)

17 Dec 2022 Hoomz (Hume's Leaf Warbler in Norfolk)

13 Dec 2022 I'm all ears (Eared Leafhopper as moth-trap bycatch, plus a brief celebration of the mighty oak)

18 Nov 22 Aythya (finding a Ring-necked Duck in Norfolk, while twitching Ferruginous Ducks)

17 Nov 2022 Southern moths (immigrant moths in Norfolk, inc Oak Rustic, Uresiphita gilvata, Blair's Mocha)

15 Nov 22 October birding (self-find frustrations partly alleviated by Alpine Accentors & Blue Rock Thrush)

14 Nov 2022 Cow pat (Common Nighthawk in Oxon)

13 Nov 2022 September moths (Euchromius ocellae, Convolvulus Hawk-moth, Clancy's Rustic etc)

12 Aug 2012 Turk (Turkestan/Red-tailed Shrike in Yorkshire)

5 Aug 2022 Garden gold (Striped Hawk-moth in Norwich, but not in my garden...)

1 Aug 2022 Salty Norfolk (saltmarsh moths in Norfolk, including White Colon, Eucosma lacteana)

28 Jul 2022 London town (unexpected micro moths during an unexpected stay in London)

26 July 2022 Garden moths (Marbled Clover, quality micros, Red-belted Clearwing, Lunar Hornet Moth)

21 July 2022 Wildlife Travel (Norfolk tour in June for the said company)

​23 June 2022 Wainwright (on Much Ado About Mothing being long listed for the Wainwright Prize)

24 May 2022 Scarce vape (Scarce Vapourer, Striped Hawk-moth, Fletcher's Pugs, White Colon etc)

12 May 2022 Honoured (two recent colonist Caloptilia micromoths in the same night at home)

11 May 2022 Moffing (a warm spring night in a Norfolk wood, with some quality moths and fornicating beetles)

7 May 2022 Bluebell (Hysterophora maculosa, aka 'Bluebell Conch', in Norfolk)

29 Apr 2022 Empress (female Emperor Moth seen by day in Suffolk, showy Grasshopper Warbler in Norfolk)

21 Apr 2022 Purbeck (Early Spider Orchid, Black Oil Beetle and Acleris rufana in Dorset)

18 Apr 2022 Holy Trinity (dancing, mating and black Adders in Suffolk)​

27 Mar 2022 Mad March (Bonaparte's Gull, Stejneger's Stonechat, Little Bunting, Glossy Ibis in Norfolk)

12 Mar 2022 Adderenaline (male Adders and Red-breasted Goose in Norfolk)

24 Feb 2022 Three colours: red (Red-breasted Goose, Smew in Norfolk; American Robin in Sussex)

26 Jan 2022 Brrrr! (Shag and Caspian Gull in Norwich, Lesser Yellowlegs in Suffolk)