27.7.15.

Monday

Rainy Morning

Decided to brave some of the lighter showers. At the Wardens Office..

Dusky Pearl…

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This is the first time I’ve seen a Yarrow Plume…

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This Red Twin-spot Carpet was in good condition…

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Shaded Broad Bar…

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I haven’t seen a Froghopper this colour before. This one is called Meadow Spittlebug (Philaenus spumarius…

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I really hope we have some nice sunny days, so the children can have a go at cracking these codes. Which the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Wardens have worked so hard on…

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The heavy rain took its toll over the last few days. Some of the butterflies like this dead Ringlet didn’t stand much chance…

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Just about spotted this Celypa cespitana…

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Loved how this Megaloceroea recticornis was cleaning itself…

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This adult Tree Pipit was still feeding well developed young…

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With the rain stopping for an hour, I decided to see what butterflies I could photograph as it dried out….

Green Veined White…

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Small Skipper…

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Meadow Brown….

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Gatekeeper…

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Ringlet….

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