Butterfly count

Like the rest of the UK we are aware of the reduction in butterlies we see. Indeed all insects are in peril, butterflies tend to get noticed (or noticed for not being there)

Earlier in the year Green-veined Whites were over our meadow in some numbers and that is now the turn of Ringlets
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Apart from that we have seen a solitary Meadow Brown
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cne Peacock and a pair of Red Admirals.

The Heat continues and today one of the ducks took to snoozing in the bath
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The Guinea Pigs have completed their transhumance
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and we have decided not to consign the latest broody to a naughty box. Instead she has been moved to maternity quarters
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to await some hastily ordered hatching eggs.

The only ploughing round here is for reseeding pastures
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and a lot of it seems to be going on at the moment – a dubious activity.

This is a birthday present awaiting configuration
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Also seen today
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