Wildlife

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

Autumn Crocus in the lane opposite Niel Gow's cottage. (Spot the Hover Flies!)
This snail on my bin seemed unable to extend his right eye stalk. Possibly the primary host of a nasty wee parasite which subsequently infects birds.
Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) on the Inchewan Burn (photo courtesy of Theresa!)
Robin (looking at my bait box!)
Golden Orb Weaver, Western Australia
Shield Bug, Isle of Man
Violet Ground Beetle, Perthshire
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!