Sunday, 27 June 2021

In and Around the Hollies at Snailbeach

Striped ladybird

Orchid beetle


Juvenile redstart

Male reed bunting

Skipper butterfly.

Young Edgeley Road water vole gathering nesting materials.
Below, Greater Spotted woodpecker.

Elephant Hawk moth, plus Buff Arches.

Elderberry Pearl and Ingrailed Clay. Bottom, Golden Y.

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Male and female Silver Studded Blues. The female is darker and browner than the male.

Watchful crow.

Thoughtful baby water voles.

Sunday, 20 June 2021

More Slow Worms About This Year?

Slow worm. I wouldn't normally handle as I don't like to stress them but this was in danger of being squashed.

Corn bunting.

Painted Lady.


Ruby-tailed wasp.


Above, Pyramidal orchid, and below, Common Spotted orchid.


Friday, 18 June 2021

Violet ground beetle.

Silver Studded Blue butterfly.

 My small friend continues to get well.

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Monday, 14 June 2021

Wounded Water Vole Hanging On


I've been watching this wounded water vole for a week now. I'm hopeful the injury is healing.