Monday, 1 June 2009

Painted Ladies..

Today at Slate there was very little birdlife showing, a pair of Linnets, 3 singing Willow Warblers, Blackbirds, Blue Tits but no Whitethroat or Blackcap.
A couple of Painted Lady Butterflies (one well worn - see photo), several Large Whites and a couple of Green Veined Whites.
Lots of flowers were showing eg: Bistort, Herb Robert, White Clover, Pink Clover, Dames Violet, Red Campion (see photo below right), Ladys Mantle, Thyme-leaved Speedwell (See photo above right), Lesser Trefoil, Cow Parsley, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Common Mouse-Ear, Common Vetch, Bluebell, Hairy Bittercress.