Daily Archives: July 24, 2010

Carry On

Tortoiseshell

Carrying the theme on from last week we start the post with the odd butterfly because there are plenty to see at the moment and these two species are common in my garden at the momemt Tortoiseshell (above) and Gatekeeper (below)

Gatekeeper

Burnet Moth

Theres also day flying moths about at the moment like this 6 Spotted Burnet Moth (above) and this beautiful Southern Hawker dragonfly (below)

Southern Hawker

 That was about it it’s just great at the moment a wonderful time of  year wildlife everywhere you don’t need to wonder off to a reserve take a  look in your back garden, Oh! lets not forget the birds at Old Moor Common Tern, Common Sandpipers, Green Sandpipers, Little Egrets, Hobby, Kestrel, Mute Swan, Coots, Moorhens, Black Headed Gulls, Mediterranean Gulls, Sedge Warblers, Reed warblers, Sand Mariin, Swifts, Swallows, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon loads of young birds about as well mainly at the feeders Blue Tit, Great Tit, Bullfinch, Chaffinch, Robin and Goldfinch has that lot wet your appetite ?  it should have, so get yourselves before you miss  out, male Pied Wagtail to finish off
Pied Wagtail