Taken from Arbury Banks, an iron age hill fort site near Ashwell, Herts this afternoon.
Some more scenes from last autumn in Weston Woods. The sunshine really brought the colours to life that afternoon although I’ve warmed the photos up a bit in Picasa too.
Afternoon walk in Knighton Wood, Essex. I nearly walked into what looked like egg sacs which were hanging on a beech leaf at head height. No idea what they were. They were a clump of 6 transparent ribbed cases, each containing many small white larvae which looked flat with a brown head. They weren’t moving.
Thanks to the brilliant identification team at the Natural History museum I had my answer in a few minutes. They are Caddisfly eggs, probably Glyphotaelius pellucidus.