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Archive images - August 2021


Robin's Pin Cushion
  Robin's Pin Cushion at Sandhouse Lane NR, 29 August 2021.
It is actually a gall caused on Roses by a tiny wasp.





Spider-hunting Wasp
  A Spider-hunting Wasp at Sandhouse Lane NR, 29 August 2021.





Cut
                  leaves - the work of a bee
  These sections cut out of Rose leaves are characteristic of leaf-cutter bees, who use them to make their nests; Sandhouse Lane NR,
29 August 2021.





Common Centaury
  Common Centaury in flower at Sandhouse Lane NR, 29 August 2021.





Comma butterfly
  A Comma butterfly in Linslade Woods, 23 August 2021.





Long-winged Conehead
  A female Long-winged Conehead (a species of bush-cricket), on an outside window at night, Alwins Field, 20 August 2021.





Moorhens
  Moorhen feeding a chick in the River Ouzel near the town bridge,
20 August 2021.





Green Shield Bug
  Green Shield Bug (a young one) in Linslade Woods, 11 August 2021.





Speckled Bush-cricket
  Well-camouflaged male Speckled Bush-cricket, Linslade Woods,
11 August 2021.





Peacock butterfly
  Peacock butterfly at Alwins Field Allotments, 9 August 2021.





Hoverfly - Ferdinandea cuprea
  Hoverfly Ferdinandea cuprea (male) at Alwins Field Allotments,
9 August 2021.





Phasia hemiptera - Tachinid fly
  Phasia hemiptera (female) at Tiddenfoot WP, 3 August 2021.





Cinnabar moth caterpillars
  Cinnabar Moth caterpillars eating Ragwort at Tiddenfoot WP,
3 August 2021.





Painted Lady butterfly
  A Painted Lady butterfly on Alwins Field allotments, 2 August 2021.





Leafcutter Bee
  A Leafcutter Bee (probably Megachile centuncularis) taking a piece of leaf into its nest in the Bee Hotel on Alwins Field allotments,
2 August 2021.





22-spot Ladybird
  22-spot Ladybird in Alwins Field allotments, 2 August 2021.

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