Golden Hour Hawthorn Blooms.

Sunrise: 06.12 Sunset: 08.07

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Golden Hour Hawthorn Blooms.

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Well Groomed.

Sunrise: 06.14 Sunset: 08.06

I have not seen her change her expression, her coat, or her hair style, nor have I seen pieces of uneaten insects in her beard. I guess she is just what a male of the species will soon be searching in August and September.

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Seven-spot Ladybird.

Sunrise: 06.14 Sunset: 08.06

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Seven-spot Ladybird.

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Oak buds breaking open.https://wordpress.com/my-stats/

Sunrise: 06.14 Sunset: 08.06

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Insect Hotel.

Sunrise: 06.14 Sunset: 08.06

This hole in a rotting birch tree is a favourite overnighting place for insects and slugs – mainly slugs and worms. The warming rays of the rising sun fill the woody cavern.

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Overnighting Bumble Bee.

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Whizzing Walnut!

Sunrise: 06.18 Sunset: 08.02

This is Walnut whizzing back to her nest after my first flash beam hit her – she was a couple of feet away from the doorway at the time. She moved so quickly that I was fortunate to get this shot. I wish I had used a slower shutter speed to create a little movement blur, but I’m not good enough, or quick enough, to pull it off. A lost opportunity!

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Whizzing Walnut.

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Flesh-fly.

Sunrise: 06.18 Sunset: 08.02

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