Earlier , in better conditions , a look up on the Common produced a few bits of interest ,
females , was lucky enough to see the first pairing and since then , a second pairing has been observed .
The butterfly transects at High Elms are still a struggle to find anything on some sections . Species numbers are up to 11 at best , but total numbers are still way down , once again I put it down to the fact that much of the grassland was cut far too early last Autumn , destroying many butterfly eggs and larvae in the process .
A couple of stops at Spring Park Pond produced only common species of damselfly , but on vegetation
My last visit to Hutchinsons Bank at the weekend , produced an opportunity to photograph the second
Back home , we have had Robin , Blackbird and Dunnock fledglings in the garden and after much noise from