Reminders of Summer

Sunday, October 28th 2018

Looking through photographs to use in the displays in the Activity Room brings back memories of our hot sunny suummer.

Zigzag Clover, one of three we have recorded on the reserve, fed many bees.

Zigzag Clover and Bee

Brimstone Butterflies kept us on our toes as we waited for them to settle to feed, so a photograph could be taken.

Brimstone Butterfly feeding

Guelder Rose has produced much fruit from the white flowers, although not many birds seem to like them.

Guelder Rose Flower

Red Campion always flowers at the head of the Scrapes first.  Down along Risedale Beck it was still in flower last week.

Red Campion

Although the summer was hot and sunny, few records of the Common Lizard were noted.

Common Lizard


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