August 2008
 
10th Upton Fen:
 

Southern Hawker
 

Southern Hawker - close up
 

Emerald Damselfly
 

13th Burgh Castle: Hundreds of Common Darter Dragonflies and brief sighting of Green Woodpecker on path. Several species of Butterfly also in the area.
 


Photo above the Green Woodpecker
 

Photo above: Common Darter Dragonfly
 

Photo above: Hedge Brown above and Common Blue Butterflies below, showing upper wing left and lower wing right.
 

15th Redgrave and Lopham Fen National Nature Reserve: Managed by Suffolk Wildlife Trust.
 

Raft Spider - Dolomedes plantarius
 

Brown Hawker - female egg laying
 

Roe Deer - keeping an eye on us!
 

22nd: Wherry from Beccles to Worlingham and walk back to Beccles.

Casting Off from Beccles
 

Quonting the wherry until we passed under the bridge and mast could be hoisted,
Colin a Broads Ranger doing the hard work!
 

Still quonting
 

Bridge in sight
 

Sail being hoisted
 

Passing a family of Mute Swans, mum and dad leading
 

Remains of railway bridge
 

Broads Cruiser photographed from our Wherry
 

Nick the Broads Ranger who led us on the walk back to Beccles

OUR wherry (Hathor) on her way back to Beccles

 

Red wherry flag and mast detail
 

Purple Loosestrife
 

Brown Hawker Dragonfly


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