Dean's picture

Identification please

Observed: 29th February 2012 By: Dean
P1040410
Description:

Very light and hollow

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Syrphus's picture

I think we need a little bit

I think we need a little bit more to go on, and even then I would be astonished if you were to get close to a species. Far better to post pictures of the live plants in the vicinity of where you found this - assuming this is a dead stalk.

M.

TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.

Dean's picture

Take your point.

I guess I'm getting carried away in thinking I could put any picture on here and someone would be able to identify it ?

I've recently started as a volunteer doing a local Bio-Audit,this site is so "fab" but I've a lot to learn and I know I need to give more information.

Thank you for your advice ;)

All the Best

Dean

Syrphus's picture

'I guess I'm getting carried

'I guess I'm getting carried away in thinking I could put any picture on here and someone would be able to identify it'.

Just a little, but you are not the only one who seems to think that! The required info and an appropriate quality of picture varies from one group to another. You usually don't need a totally sharp shot or any additional info for birds, but for plants some idea of scale is helpful along with shots of leaf, twig, flower, fruit etc. For many fungi, lichens and inverts, you need a very clear pic showing whatever bits are important (and what is important you will likely not know until someone posts and tells you).

Just persevere!

M.

TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.

Dean's picture

Understood !

Will do better next time ;)

Refugee's picture

Keep the photo

You need to wait until this years leaves start to appear and post both photos so that we can see what plant it was.

Refugee

Dean's picture

Will do!

Thanks for the advice "Refugee" ;)