In reply to WendyBartter:
That looks like our one we've got living in front of the kitchen door. It gets absolutely stuffed on moth trap nights, usually 2 or 3 biggies get caught. Not sure it'd like to be moved to the garden though, likes it's nice dry comfy spot! LOL
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
Probably was a pretty cross spider H! Lol
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It must have been a good year for Red Admirals. I'm still seeing them in the garden enjoying the last of the nectar in the Autumn sunshine.
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In reply to TeeJay:
I saw one today Tony but it never landed :(
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In reply to James:
We are having a lovely spell of warm sunny weather & it's kept a lot of the butterflies going, we had a walk around the lanes behind the house yesterday & spotted these, Long-tailed Blue (Pea-blue)
a worn Copper
a Geranium blue
plus Clouded Yellows, Peacocks & Red Admirals & Small Whites,
There also a lot of dragons still about with one of my favourites, at least 4 Red-veined darters,
Also a Common darter (I think)
also 2 Southern Hawkers, managed to get an ID from the photo but not a good shot!
A darn-sight prettier than my Spider H! Turned chilly here!
Very nice Hazel.
Programme about Butterflies on BBC 4 tonight at 00h15 to 01h15. Bit late for me so i'm recording it!
Thanks H, just watched a couple of clips from it on my tablet. ... See that it's on iplayer too shortly after the broadcast!
Having a reasonably mild spell here, albeit misty & damp but never expected to see this 12mm creature today ... wonder what sustenance it gained from bird suet ball?
There had to be a vid!! Lol
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