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Archive images - June 2021

Black-striped Longhorn Beetle
  Black-striped Longhorn Beetle on the Alwins Field Allotments,
23 June 2021.

Southern Hawker dragonfly
  Southern Hawker dragonfly just emerged from our garden pond, Alwins Field, 23 June 2021.

Hoverfly - bee mimic
  Hoverfly on the Alwins Field Allotments, 22 June 2021.
It is a very good bee mimic as far as the colours go, but it has short antennae and different shaped eyes. It is the Narcissus Fly, scientific name Merodon equestris.

Ladybird larva
  This Harlequin Ladybird larva was caught eating an aphid on our bin-lid; Alwins Field, 22 June 2021.

Common Blue Damselfly
  Male Common Blue Damselfly with mature blue and black colouration, Hartwell Crescent garden, 14 June 2021.

Broad-boided Chaser dragonfly
  Male Broad-bodied Chaser dragonfly - having developed his blue abdomen, Alwins Field, 14 June 2021.

  The Blackbirds have learned how to get seeds from our feeders, Alwins Field, 4 June 2021.

  The feeders were bought for these birds - Goldfinches in our garden, Alwins Field, 4 June 2021.

Common Blue damselfly
  Common Blue damselfly in a Hartwell Crescent garden, 3 June 2021.
Very similar to the Azure Damselfly below, and also not quite the full blue colour yet.

Downy Emerald dragonfly
  Downy Emerald dragonfly at Sandhouse Lane NR, 1 June 2021.

Azure damselfly
  Azure Damselfly, Sandhouse Lane NR, 1 June 2021.
The thorax is still to develop the azure blue colour of an adult.

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