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If you have pictures that you think would look good on these web pages I would be happy to see them and probably publish them here.  Send them as attachments to an e mail to john@havantnature.net.  It helps me if the file name is changed to 'species - your name'.  That way I won't use your picture in future without giving proper credits.  Thanks in anticipation.


Hawk Moths trapped o/night 26th May 2020


The two outside pictures were taken after the moths had been in the fridge to calm down and before being released in the evening.

Hill Head snow bunting.

This snow bunting was found by Mark Appleton of the BirdAware Solent team in the Saltern car-park at Hill Head on 21st Nov 2019.

Moth trap results 27th July 2019

From left to right: four of the specimens that were put in the fridge for a couple of hours to cool their ardour; an elephant hawk mothe with a slightly damaged left wing; Garden tiger; and a Jersey tiger moth.

Bastard Toad flax on Portsdown

  Anita Hewes picture taken in the compartment above the Paulsgrove chalk pit on the 2nd July Wildlife Trust walk.



Gill Christy's pictures of an albino squirrel in central Southsea - June 2019.


Butser Flowers - april 2019


One of thousands of cowslips with an extra large head of flowers and herb paris in Grandfathers bottom.  The white early purple orchid picture was seen on the Wildlife Trust walk and photographed by Judy Mason.


Southsea Seal

Photographs, taken by Diana Franklin, of a seal off the Southsea shore by the bandstand near the castle on 10th JUne 2018.



Early purple orchids and other Butser flowers


Green winged orchids at Gunner Point in April



the first picture is by Andrew Powling.  My picture shows a pale version .



Nore Barn shanks





Buzzards over Portsdown