No spring migrants, no moths or butterflies, no flowers so time for some lateral thinking.
If its an id challenge you need, there is always something in the wide world of natural history to keep us probing. You just have to keep an eye open for the unusual.
I have just read Peter Marren's book, Mushrooms, and cant wait to get stuck in. While looking for fungi, various lichens etc also catch the eye...
A wander around some upland woods this morning after the rather slow WeBs count at Branton found a variety of life to look up later on.
|Hairy Curtain Crust|
|Lichen Cladonia portentosa|
|Lichen Ramalina canariensis ?|
|Dogs Vomit Slime Mould|