Higher Hyde Heath

Meadow Grasshoppers at Higher Hyde Heath. Can’t recall seeing a bright pink grasshopper before. Apparently the vivid pink is due to a genetic mutation known as erythrism. Perhaps unsurprisingly few pink grasshoppers survive to become adults. Female Sand Lizard Basking on one of the discarded Read More …

Spring 2021

River Mersey close to Chorlton Water Park A new dawn arrives. Mid February we’re still in lockdown but I’ve been jabbed and finally it feels like winter is beginning to lose its grip. Mica inkcaps in Kenworthy Wood The first daffodils appearing in Kenworthy Wood. Read More …