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This month's images - August 2022


Meadow Grasshopper
  Meadow Grasshopper, Alwins Field Allotments, 14 August 2022.





Dock
                  Bug
  Dock Bug, Alwins Field allotments, 14 August 2022.





Mute Swans
  Family of Mute Swans by the Grand Union Canal, Linslade,
14 August 2022. They are all busily pulling out moulting feathers.





Banded
                  Demoiselle - male
  Banded Demoiselle male, Grand Union Canal, Linslade,
14 August 2022. The lighting shows the wide band of blue-black colouration in his wings.





Rhodedendron Leafhopper
  Rhodedendron Leafhopper, Rushmere CP, 11 August 2022. It's big for a leafhopper, but much smaller than it appears in this photo.





Common Blue butterfly
  Common Blue butterfly (female), Linslade Woods, 9 August 2022.





Large White butterfly
  Large White butterfly, Linslade Woods, 9 August 2022.





Great willow-herb
  Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum) in flower, Linslade Woods,
9 August 2022.





Red-eyed Damselfly
  Red-eyed Damselfly, Ascott House Lily Pond, Wing, 9 August 2022.





Comma butterfly
  Comma butterfly in Linslade Woods, 8 August 2022.
The tiny white mark on the underwing is what gives this butterfly its English name. In France it is called "Robert le Diable".





Southern Hawker dragonfly
  Southern Hawker Dragonfly in a South Street Garden,
5 August 2022.





Common Blue Damselfly
  Common Blue Damselfly at Tiddenfoot WP, 4 August 2022.





Green-veined White Butterfly
  Green-veined white Butterfly at Tiddenfoot WP, 4 August 2022.





Grey Heron
  Grey Heron fishing under the LB southern by-pass bridge over the Grand Union Canal, 4 August 2022.





Poplar Hawk Moths mating
  Poplar Hawkmoths hanging and mating in a Laurel bush, Alwins Field, 1 August 2022.





Emperor Dragonfly ovipositing
  Emperor Dragonfly laying her eggs in our garden pond, Alwins Field, 1 August 2022.





Common Darter dragonflies mating
  Common Darter dragonflies mating, Alwins Field, 1 August 2022.

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