• Sim Elliott

Wild Flowers. Ditchling Beacon & Mount Caburn. 31.05.22

Ditchling Beacon


The north-facing scrape of Ditchling Beacon is a very good location for wild flowers. This area is part of the Ditchling Beacon Nature Reserve, see: Ditchling Beacon | Sussex Wildlife Trust There is a diagonal path (a bostal), almost parallel with the Ditchling Beacon path, which offers great views of wild flowers, especially in the ditch next to the bostal


On the top of the Beacon there were many Skylarks


Caterpillar (moth?)


Kestrel


Fragrant Orchid and Kidney Vetch


Fragrant Orchids


Common Spotted Orchid


Fragrant Orchids and Bird's-Foot Trefoil


St John's Vetch


Common Spotted Orchid


Fragrant Orchids


Common Spotted Orchid


Lacewing Species


Milkwort


Orchids and wildflowers n the field behind the carpark


Mount Caburn


Sheep


View from Mount Caburn, Lewes Brooks

Flowers in Caburn Bottom


Meadowsweet


Crosswort, aka Smooth Bedstraw


Burnet Companion Moth


Fragrant Orchid


Mother Shipton Moth


Fragrant Orchid


Yellow Rattle


Corn Bunting


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