Bookham Common

A mostly cloudy, but warm day, +20° C. Been to Bookham.
Chrysopilus asiliformis snipe-fly:

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Viviparous Lizard (Zootoca vivipara):

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An Oedemera nobilis sitting on a white-flowered form of Marsh Thistle (Cirsium palustre), which is abundant there:

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Xyphosia miliaria picture-winged fly, which develops on Marsh Thistle:

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Graphomyia maculata:

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I think this might be Xylota tarda hoverfly. I’ve collected the specimen, so I’ll be able to confirm it later:
Upd: This is Myolepta dubia:

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Quite a few Tabanus bromius horseflies here as well:

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As well as Cleg-flies (Haematopota pluvialis). Caught one feeding on my arm:

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LOTS of damseflies. Large Red (Pyrrhosoma nymphula):

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Common Blue (Enallagma cyathigerum):

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Plenty of Black-tailed Skimmers (Orthetrum cancellatum):

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At last shot a male Scorpion-fly (Panorpa sp.) to show why they are called that:

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Rutpela maculata longhorn:

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Some ichneumon wasp, those were seen around logs in some numbers:

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Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) blooms:

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With White Admirals (Limenitis camilla) flying around:

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A fresh Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae):

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And found those slug-like Caliroa sp. sawfly larvae on Aspen (Populus tremula):

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