Thursday, 12 April 2012

Seeing the Changes 468

In Bynea, Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) was in flower. Seven spot ladybird (Coccinella 7-punctata) were active on vegetation and a Small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) came out of hibernation to bask.

2 comments:

Caroline Gill said...

Have yet to see a Tortoiseshell over in these parts ...

Paul Brain said...

But I see you have the Ladybirds! Sounds like your friend has seen a Tortoise beetle.

Pat Bateson

I have just noted the obituary of Sir Patrick Bateson 1938-2017 ( https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/aug/14/sir-patrick-bateson-ob...