Thursday, 22 July 2010

Out came the sun

After a few days of urgently needed rain the sun came out again this afternoon and with it came the insects:

Harlequin ladybird on Achillea cerise queen:

Hoverfly (I think it's Syrphus ribesii) on Rudbeckia hirta gloriosa:

I'm not sure which species this is:

Azure damselfly on field scabious:

The common wasps love the Persicaria amplexicaulis:

After a poor start to the summer I've seen several species of butterfly in the garden over the last couple of weeks including small whites, large whites, speckled woods, blues (they never settle so I can't tell which species), gatekeepers, ringlets (a new species for Frog End), small skippers, commas and this peacock:

1 comment:

Amila Kanchana said...

So colorful,so vivid, so beautiful!