What to See

 

                      MONTH of JULY HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

Butterflies

 

Look forButterflies including Common Blue, Comma, Gatekeeper, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Ringlet,  Meadow Brown, Large & Small Skipper.                                           

Dragonflies are numerous, includingBlack-Tailed  Skimmer, Broad-Bodied Chaser, Common Darters, Emperor, Ruddy Darter & Southern Hawker

Damselflies: Blue, Blue-Tailed, White-Legged, Emerald plus Banded & Beautiful Demoiselles.

Check the Buddleia bushes for butterflies and, with luck, a Hummingbird Hawk Moth

The pink, spikey flower heads of Teasels, the tall stalks ofPurple Loosestrife & masses of Knapweed & Oxeye Daisy in the small meadow.

Juvenile Green Woodpeckers looping between the trees.

Juvenile Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Dunnock, Woodpeckers & Robin joining a range of Tit species on the bird-hide feeders

Listen for: Fewer birds will be singing as the summer moult approaches but perhaps Willow Warbler & Blackcap

 

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