I don’t know who was more surprised when I opened the window of the loft bedroom today, me or the herring gull (Larus argentatus) fledgling. I love herring gulls,
Found this chap while gardening today. I thought it was a caterpillar, but apparently it’s a sawfly larva, although I haven’t managed to ID it properly.
Zebra jumping spider © Harry Mole 2017
I love these little jumping spiders (Salticus scenicus). There’s a really good population of them on the south-facing wall at the back of the garden, but they’re really hard to photograph at 4-5mm long.
Garden Moth Scheme last night:
- 4x Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis)
- 1x Silver Y (Autographa gamma)
- 1x Vines Rustic (Hoplodrina ambigua)
- 1x Treble Lines (Charanyca trigrammica)
- Some pugs