Wildlife

"Ma feet micht be big, but the insects are safe"  Michael Marra

Caterpillar of Grey Dagger moth on Rowan tree in the garden.
A Pill Bug (NOT the common woodlouse)

Summer 2019 was great for butterflies!!..............

Comma
Comma - view of underside showing the wee white mark which gives this butterfly its name
Small Copper
Painted Lady on Buddleia in the garden
Dark Green Fritillary also in the garden. Gorgeous!
Hoverfly at Himalayan Balsam

The wasp-like stripey pattern of hoverflies is designed to scare off would-be predators.  In fact, hoverflies do not sting - so please don't swat them!