The Female Emperor

Another first for us today

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with a female Emperor Dragonfly

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coming to lay eggs

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The Wide-bodied Chaser

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keeps watch

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Another first was the Small Skipper

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to join our butterfly list which includes, among others, the Ringlets, currently out in good numbers

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the Painted Ladies

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and the Red Admiral

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which is always to be found on the same small beat around a bare path and a shed roof

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the same spot that has been occupied by one of his species each year.

Also a wide variety of small moths around. These were inside the house

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Rabbit Picture of the Day

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Rory enjoys a mixed salad selected from here