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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

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A bee fly - Bombylius Sp (Picture Wing) A boulder of Hertfordshire puddingstone in Bulls Lodge Quarry A clarkella A dance fly - Empis tesselata A Hadleigh garden plant A hoverfly -  Episyrphus balteatus (WTCP 10-05-07). A hoverfly - Episyrphus balteatus A hoverfly - Eristalinus sp A hoverfly - Eristalinus sp (WTCP 05-05-06). A hoverfly - Helophilus sp A hoverfly - Rhingia campestris A hoverfly Syrphus sp A longhorn beetle - Wasp Beetle -  Clytus arietis A meadow grasshopper (m) A micro-moth Adela reaumurella A shield bug Eurygaster testudinaria A shield bug Eysarcoris fabricii A spider Abia sericea Abraxas sylvata Acanthosoma haemorrhoidae Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph Acinia corniculata Acleris aspersana 2 Acleris cristana Acleris cristana 2 Acleris cristana 3 Acleris cristana 4 Acleris cristana 5 Acleris cristana 6 Acleris cristana 7 Acleris cristana 8 Acleris cristana. Acleris emargana Acleris emargana 1 Acleris ferrugana Acleris ferrugana-notana Acleris forsskaleana Acleris hastiana Acleris hastiana 2 Acleris hastiana 3 Acleris hastiana 4 Acleris holmiana Acleris kochiella Acleris laterana Acleris literana Acleris literana 2 Acleris notana Acleris rhombana Acleris rhombana 2 Acleris rhombana 3 Acleris rhombana 4 Acleris schalleriana  Acleris schalleriana 2 Acleris schalleriana 3 Acleris shepherdana Acleris sparsana Acleris variegana  Acleris variegana 2 acleris variegana 3 Acrobasis consociella 2 Acrobasis consociella. Acrocera orbiculus Acrocercops brongniardella Acrolepia autumnitella Acrolepiopsis assectella Acrosathe annulata male Adaina microdactyla Adalia bipunctata Adder Adder - sea wall Adela croesella Adela croesella. Adela reaumurella Adela reaumurella (8 May 2011) Adela reaumurella - 2 (8 May 2011) Adela reaumurella 2 Adela reaumurella 3 Adela reaumurella 4 Adela reaumurella. Adela rufimitrella 2 Adela rufimitrella. Adonia variegata Adonis' Ladybird Adonis' Ladybird 2 Adult T. Brocade Aelurillus v-insignitis Aeshna grandis Aethes beatricella Aethes cnicana Aethes piercei. Aethes rubigana Aethes smeathmanniana Aethes tesserana Aethes tesserana 2 Aethes tesserana 3 Agapanthia villosoviridescens Agapeta hamana 2 Agapeta hamana 3 Agapeta hamana. Agapeta zoeagana 2 Agapeta zoegana Agapeta zoegana 2 Agaricus bernardii Agaricus cupreobrunneus Agaricus fissuratus Agaricus fissuratus 2 Agaricus lanipes Agaricus lanipes - details of stem Agaricus xanthodermus 1 Agaricus xanthodermus 2  Agaricus xanthodermus 3  Agdistis bennetii 2 Agdistis bennetii. Agelena labyrinthica (with Large Skipper) Aglais urticae Agonopterix alstromeriana Agonopterix alstromeriana 2  Agonopterix alstromeriana 3 Agonopterix arenella Agonopterix arenella 2 Agonopterix ciliella Agonopterix curvipunctosa Agonopterix curvipunctosa 1b Agonopterix curvipunctosa1a Agonopterix heracliana Agonopterix heracliana 2 Agonopterix kaekeritziana Agonopterix kaekeritziana 2 Agonopterix kaekeritziana 3 Agonopterix nervosa Agonopterix nervosa 2 Agonopterix ocellana Agonopterix purpurea Agonopterix purpurea 2 Agonopterix purpurea 3 Agonopterix putridella Agonopterix scopariella Agonopterix subpropinquella f.rhodochrella Agonum marginatum Agrilus laticornis Agrilus laticornis from side Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher) Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher) 2 Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher) 3 Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher) 4 Agriphia latistria 1 Agriphila geniculea Agriphila geniculea. Agriphila inquinatella Agriphila selasella Agriphila straminella Agriphila straminella 2 Agriphila tristella 2 Agriphila tristella 3 Agriphila tristella. Agrocybe elatella 1 Agrocybe elatella 2 Agrocybe elatella 3 Agrocybe praecox Agrocybe rivulosa Agrocybe rivulosa 2 Agrocybe rivulosa 3 Agrocybe rivulosa 4 Agroeca inopina Alabonia geoffrella Alabonia geoffrella. Alder Catkins alder moth bcp Alebra albostriella Aleimma loeflingiana Aleimma loeflingiana 2 Aleimma loeflingiana 3 Alexanders Alexanders flower closeup Alexanders in flower Alexanders taking over  Alisma lanceolata and Alisma plantago-aquatica fruits Allotment Alopecosa barbipes Alopecosa barbipes male Alopecosa cuneata Alopecosa pulverulenta Altenia scriptella Altica cf lythri (16 May 2011) Altica cf lythri - 2 (16 May 2011) Alucita hexadactyla Alydus calcaratus Amanita franchettii 1 Amanita franchettii 2 Amanita franchettii 3 Amanita gemmata Amanita muscaria Amara aenea Amaurobius similis Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (On geranium) Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 2 Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 3 Ammonite Ammophila sabulosa  Amobia signata female 20160515-5757 Ampedus balteatus (1 May 2011) Amphimallon solstitialis An active gravel pit in Holdens Wood in 1923 Anacampis populella Anacampsis blattariella Anaglyptus mysticus Anania lancealis Anania verbascalis Anarsia lineatella 1 Anarsia lineatella 2 Anarsia spartiella. Anasimyia lineata Ancistrocerus gazella Ancylis achatana 2 Ancylis achatana 3 Ancylis achatana. Ancylis badiana Ancylis badiana 2 Ancylis laetana 2  Ancylis laetana. Ancylis mitterbacheriana Ancylis mitterbacheriana. 2 Ancylis upupana Andrena bicolor Andrena cineraria Andrena cineraria female Andrena clarkella Andrena florea Andrena florea female Andrena fulva Andrena fulva female Andrena fulva-2 Andrena fulvago Andrena fulvago female Andrena haemorrhoa Andrena haemorrhoa mating pair Andrena hattorfiana female1 Andrena hattorfiana female2 Andrena hattorfiana female3 Andrena labialis Andrena labiata male Andrena labiata male face Andrena minutuloides map Andrena nigroaenea Andrena nitida Andrena pilipes sens. str. Andrena scotica Andrena species (8 May 11) Andrena thoracica Andrena tibialis Androniscus dentiger Angle Shades 2 Angle Shades 3 Angle Shades 4 Angle Shades caterpillar Anglian till above Kesgrave Gravel at Bulls Lodge Quarry Anguis fragilis Anguis fragilis 1 Anisodactylus poeciloides Ant with Wasps Head Anthidium manicatum Anthocharis cardamines (Orange-tip) Anthocomus fasciatus Anthocoris nemoralis (teneral) Anthophora bimaculata Anthophora furcata Anthophora plumipes Anthophora plumipes April 2012 Anthophora plumipes male Anthophora plumipes montage Anthophora quadrimaculata Antispila metallella 1. Antispila metallella. Antler Moth 2 Antler Moth. Anyphaena accentuata Apamea sordens 5 Aphantopus hyperantus Aphanus rolandri Aphelia paleana Apis mellifera Apoaerema anthyllidella Apotomis betuletana Apotomis betuletana 2 Apotomis betuletana 3  Apotomis capreana Apotomis lineana Apotomis lineana. Apotomis turbidana Apple Fruit Moth Argyresthia conjugella apple leafminer Apterygida media Arabis glabra Araneus angulatus Araneus diadematus Araneus diadematus (21 Aug 10) Araneus diadematus - 2 (21 Aug 10) Araneus diadematus pair Araneus quadratus female Araneus spiderlings-1 Araneus spiderlings-2 Araneus sturmi Araneus triguttatus Araniella cucurbitina Araniella cucurbitina 1 Araniella cucurbitina 2 Araniella cucurbitina 3 Araniella displicata Araniella inconspicua Archers Dart. Archers Dart2 Archips crataegana Archips oporana Arctia caja Arctia caja cat. Ardleigh Gravel Pit in 1975 (general view) Ardleigh Gravel Pit in 1975 (ice wedge cast) Ardleigh Gravel Pit in 1975 (organic silty clay) Arenocoris falleni camouflaged against background Arge gracilicornis Arge pagana Argiope bruennichi Argiope bruennichi (underside) Argiope bruennichi horiz Argiope bruennichi with egg case. Argiope in web Argynnis adippe Argynnis adippe-2 Argynnis paphia Argynnis paphia-hind wing Argyresthia albistria Argyresthia albistria 2 Argyresthia bonnetella Argyresthia brockeella. Argyresthia cupressella Argyresthia cupressella. Argyresthia curvella Argyresthia goedartella 2 Argyresthia goedartella 3 Argyresthia goedartella. Argyresthia pruniella Argyresthia retinella Argyresthia semifusca Argyresthia semifusca. Argyresthia semitestacella Argyresthia spinosella Argyresthia spinosella 2 Argyresthia trifasciata  Argyresthia trifasciata 2 Argyresthia trifasciata 3 Argyrotaenia ljungiana Argyrotaenia ljungiana 1 Arion rufus Aristotelia brizella. Aristotelia ericnella. Armadillidium nasatum Arocatus longiceps Aroga velocella Aromia moschata Art in Centre1 Art in Centre10 Art in Centre11 Art in Centre12 Art in Centre2 Art in Centre3 Art in Centre4 Art in Centre5 Art in Centre6 Art in Centre7 Art in Centre8 Art in Centre9 Ascomycetes Sp 2 Ascomycetes sp. Ashea mixta. Asilus crabroniformis Asiraca clavicornis Aspilapteryx tringipennella Aspilapteryx tringipennella 3 Assara terebrella Astata boops Asthena albulata Athous haemorrhoidalis (8 May 2011) Athous haemorrhoidalis - 2 (8 May 2011) Athrips mouffetella 2 Athrips mouffetella 3 Athrips mouffetella. Athysanus argentarius Atriplex pedunculata Atropa belladonna Attelabus nitens Atypus affinis August Thorn Aulacidea hieracii galls on Hieracium Auplopus carbonarius. Auricularia auricula-judae Autumnal Rustic Autumnal Rustic 2 Avocet One Avocet three Avocet two Axinotarsus pulicarius Axinotarsus ruficollis Azure Damselfly

A bee fly - Bombylius Sp (Picture Wing)
A boulder of Hertfordshire puddingstone in Bulls Lodge Quarry
A clarkella
A dance fly - Empis tesselata
A Hadleigh garden plant
A hoverfly - Episyrphus balteatus (WTCP 10-05-07).
A hoverfly - Episyrphus balteatus
A hoverfly - Eristalinus sp
A hoverfly - Eristalinus sp (WTCP 05-05-06).
A hoverfly - Helophilus sp
A hoverfly - Rhingia campestris
A hoverfly Syrphus sp
A longhorn beetle - Wasp Beetle - Clytus arietis
A meadow grasshopper (m)
A micro-moth Adela reaumurella
A shield bug Eurygaster testudinaria
A shield bug Eysarcoris fabricii
A spider
Abia sericea
Abraxas sylvata
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidae
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale nymph
Acinia corniculata
Acleris aspersana 2
Acleris cristana
Acleris cristana 2
Acleris cristana 3
Acleris cristana 4
Acleris cristana 5
Acleris cristana 6
Acleris cristana 7
Acleris cristana 8
Acleris cristana.
Acleris emargana
Acleris emargana 1
Acleris ferrugana
Acleris ferrugana-notana
Acleris forsskaleana
Acleris hastiana
Acleris hastiana 2
Acleris hastiana 3
Acleris hastiana 4
Acleris holmiana
Acleris kochiella
Acleris laterana
Acleris literana
Acleris literana 2
Acleris notana
Acleris rhombana
Acleris rhombana 2
Acleris rhombana 3
Acleris rhombana 4
Acleris schalleriana
Acleris schalleriana 2
Acleris schalleriana 3
Acleris shepherdana
Acleris sparsana
Acleris variegana
Acleris variegana 2
acleris variegana 3
Acrobasis consociella 2
Acrobasis consociella.
Acrocera orbiculus
Acrocercops brongniardella
Acrolepia autumnitella
Acrolepiopsis assectella
Acrosathe annulata male
Adaina microdactyla
Adalia bipunctata
Adder
Adder - sea wall
Adela croesella
Adela croesella.
Adela reaumurella
Adela reaumurella (8 May 2011)
Adela reaumurella - 2 (8 May 2011)
Adela reaumurella 2
Adela reaumurella 3
Adela reaumurella 4
Adela reaumurella.
Adela rufimitrella 2
Adela rufimitrella.
Adonia variegata
Adonis' Ladybird
Adonis' Ladybird 2
Adult T. Brocade
Aelurillus v-insignitis
Aeshna grandis
Aethes beatricella
Aethes cnicana
Aethes piercei.
Aethes rubigana
Aethes smeathmanniana
Aethes tesserana
Aethes tesserana 2
Aethes tesserana 3
Agapanthia villosoviridescens
Agapeta hamana 2
Agapeta hamana 3
Agapeta hamana.
Agapeta zoeagana 2
Agapeta zoegana
Agapeta zoegana 2
Agaricus bernardii
Agaricus cupreobrunneus
Agaricus fissuratus
Agaricus fissuratus 2
Agaricus lanipes
Agaricus lanipes - details of stem
Agaricus xanthodermus 1
Agaricus xanthodermus 2
Agaricus xanthodermus 3
Agdistis bennetii 2
Agdistis bennetii.
Agelena labyrinthica (with Large Skipper)
Aglais urticae
Agonopterix alstromeriana
Agonopterix alstromeriana 2
Agonopterix alstromeriana 3
Agonopterix arenella
Agonopterix arenella 2
Agonopterix ciliella
Agonopterix curvipunctosa
Agonopterix curvipunctosa 1b
Agonopterix curvipunctosa1a
Agonopterix heracliana
Agonopterix heracliana 2
Agonopterix kaekeritziana
Agonopterix kaekeritziana 2
Agonopterix kaekeritziana 3
Agonopterix nervosa
Agonopterix nervosa 2
Agonopterix ocellana
Agonopterix purpurea
Agonopterix purpurea 2
Agonopterix purpurea 3
Agonopterix putridella
Agonopterix scopariella
Agonopterix subpropinquella f.rhodochrella
Agonum marginatum
Agrilus laticornis
Agrilus laticornis from side
Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher)
Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher) 2
Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher) 3
Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher) 4
Agriphia latistria 1
Agriphila geniculea
Agriphila geniculea.
Agriphila inquinatella
Agriphila selasella
Agriphila straminella
Agriphila straminella 2
Agriphila tristella 2
Agriphila tristella 3
Agriphila tristella.
Agrocybe elatella 1
Agrocybe elatella 2
Agrocybe elatella 3
Agrocybe praecox
Agrocybe rivulosa
Agrocybe rivulosa 2
Agrocybe rivulosa 3
Agrocybe rivulosa 4
Agroeca inopina
Alabonia geoffrella
Alabonia geoffrella.
Alder Catkins
alder moth bcp
Alebra albostriella
Aleimma loeflingiana
Aleimma loeflingiana 2
Aleimma loeflingiana 3
Alexanders
Alexanders flower closeup
Alexanders in flower
Alexanders taking over
Alisma lanceolata and Alisma plantago-aquatica fruits
Allotment
Alopecosa barbipes
Alopecosa barbipes male
Alopecosa cuneata
Alopecosa pulverulenta
Altenia scriptella
Altica cf lythri (16 May 2011)
Altica cf lythri - 2 (16 May 2011)
Alucita hexadactyla
Alydus calcaratus
Amanita franchettii 1
Amanita franchettii 2
Amanita franchettii 3
Amanita gemmata
Amanita muscaria
Amara aenea
Amaurobius similis
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (On geranium)
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 2
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 3
Ammonite
Ammophila sabulosa
Amobia signata female 20160515-5757
Ampedus balteatus (1 May 2011)
Amphimallon solstitialis
An active gravel pit in Holdens Wood in 1923
Anacampis populella
Anacampsis blattariella
Anaglyptus mysticus
Anania lancealis
Anania verbascalis
Anarsia lineatella 1
Anarsia lineatella 2
Anarsia spartiella.
Anasimyia lineata
Ancistrocerus gazella
Ancylis achatana 2
Ancylis achatana 3
Ancylis achatana.
Ancylis badiana
Ancylis badiana 2
Ancylis laetana 2
Ancylis laetana.
Ancylis mitterbacheriana
Ancylis mitterbacheriana. 2
Ancylis upupana
Andrena bicolor
Andrena cineraria
Andrena cineraria female
Andrena clarkella
Andrena florea
Andrena florea female
Andrena fulva
Andrena fulva female
Andrena fulva-2
Andrena fulvago
Andrena fulvago female
Andrena haemorrhoa
Andrena haemorrhoa mating pair
Andrena hattorfiana female1
Andrena hattorfiana female2
Andrena hattorfiana female3
Andrena labialis
Andrena labiata male
Andrena labiata male face
Andrena minutuloides map
Andrena nigroaenea
Andrena nitida
Andrena pilipes sens. str.
Andrena scotica
Andrena species (8 May 11)
Andrena thoracica
Andrena tibialis
Androniscus dentiger
Angle Shades 2
Angle Shades 3
Angle Shades 4
Angle Shades caterpillar
Anglian till above Kesgrave Gravel at Bulls Lodge Quarry
Anguis fragilis
Anguis fragilis 1
Anisodactylus poeciloides
Ant with Wasps Head
Anthidium manicatum
Anthocharis cardamines (Orange-tip)
Anthocomus fasciatus
Anthocoris nemoralis (teneral)
Anthophora bimaculata
Anthophora furcata
Anthophora plumipes
Anthophora plumipes April 2012
Anthophora plumipes male
Anthophora plumipes montage
Anthophora quadrimaculata
Antispila metallella 1.
Antispila metallella.
Antler Moth 2
Antler Moth.
Anyphaena accentuata
Apamea sordens 5
Aphantopus hyperantus
Aphanus rolandri
Aphelia paleana
Apis mellifera
Apoaerema anthyllidella
Apotomis betuletana
Apotomis betuletana 2
Apotomis betuletana 3
Apotomis capreana
Apotomis lineana
Apotomis lineana.
Apotomis turbidana
Apple Fruit Moth Argyresthia conjugella
apple leafminer
Apterygida media
Arabis glabra
Araneus angulatus
Araneus diadematus
Araneus diadematus (21 Aug 10)
Araneus diadematus - 2 (21 Aug 10)
Araneus diadematus pair
Araneus quadratus female
Araneus spiderlings-1
Araneus spiderlings-2
Araneus sturmi
Araneus triguttatus
Araniella cucurbitina
Araniella cucurbitina 1
Araniella cucurbitina 2
Araniella cucurbitina 3
Araniella displicata
Araniella inconspicua
Archers Dart.
Archers Dart2
Archips crataegana
Archips oporana
Arctia caja
Arctia caja cat.
Ardleigh Gravel Pit in 1975 (general view)
Ardleigh Gravel Pit in 1975 (ice wedge cast)
Ardleigh Gravel Pit in 1975 (organic silty clay)
Arenocoris falleni camouflaged against background
Arge gracilicornis
Arge pagana
Argiope bruennichi
Argiope bruennichi (underside)
Argiope bruennichi horiz
Argiope bruennichi with egg case.
Argiope in web
Argynnis adippe
Argynnis adippe-2
Argynnis paphia
Argynnis paphia-hind wing
Argyresthia albistria
Argyresthia albistria 2
Argyresthia bonnetella
Argyresthia brockeella.
Argyresthia cupressella
Argyresthia cupressella.
Argyresthia curvella
Argyresthia goedartella 2
Argyresthia goedartella 3
Argyresthia goedartella.
Argyresthia pruniella
Argyresthia retinella
Argyresthia semifusca
Argyresthia semifusca.
Argyresthia semitestacella
Argyresthia spinosella
Argyresthia spinosella 2
Argyresthia trifasciata
Argyresthia trifasciata 2
Argyresthia trifasciata 3
Argyrotaenia ljungiana
Argyrotaenia ljungiana 1
Arion rufus
Aristotelia brizella.
Aristotelia ericnella.
Armadillidium nasatum
Arocatus longiceps
Aroga velocella
Aromia moschata
Art in Centre1
Art in Centre10
Art in Centre11
Art in Centre12
Art in Centre2
Art in Centre3
Art in Centre4
Art in Centre5
Art in Centre6
Art in Centre7
Art in Centre8
Art in Centre9
Ascomycetes Sp 2
Ascomycetes sp.
Ashea mixta.
Asilus crabroniformis
Asiraca clavicornis
Aspilapteryx tringipennella
Aspilapteryx tringipennella 3
Assara terebrella
Astata boops
Asthena albulata
Athous haemorrhoidalis (8 May 2011)
Athous haemorrhoidalis - 2 (8 May 2011)
Athrips mouffetella 2
Athrips mouffetella 3
Athrips mouffetella.
Athysanus argentarius
Atriplex pedunculata
Atropa belladonna
Attelabus nitens
Atypus affinis
August Thorn
Aulacidea hieracii galls on Hieracium
Auplopus carbonarius.
Auricularia auricula-judae
Autumnal Rustic
Autumnal Rustic 2
Avocet One
Avocet three
Avocet two
Axinotarsus pulicarius
Axinotarsus ruficollis
Azure Damselfly