Saturday, 1 August 2009


The characteristic profile of a sitting hare. Click to enlarge the picture.

The hare crouches as we get closer.

Large Yellow Underwing moth.

Very ragged Green Veined White butterfly
Spent a terrific afternoon watching hares at a dairy farm near Wem. Once you've seen a hare, there's no mistaking the leggy, elegant shape for that of a rabbit. Black-tipped ears are another giveaway, plus the fur on the body is more of a nut-brown colour, where rabbits are a bit greyish.

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