Tuesday Treat: Winged Beings and All Those Things

13th June 2022 is a day I shall always remember, as you shall see if you follow my steps around Wheatfen Reserve…

First, the caterpillars, little fluffy ones trying to hide behind a stem…

13th June 2022

And big colourful ones…

Mullein Moth Caterpillar: 13th June 2022

And where there are caterpillars, you know there’ll be butterflies…

Small Tortoiseshell: 13th June 2022

A Comma (refuses to open its wings): 13th June 2022

Orange-tip: 13th June 2022

And then it flies off…

13th June 2022

A feeding bee: 13th June 2022

13th June 2022

A damselfly looking fierce: 13th June 2022

Another chilling where we want to sit: 13th June 2022

And this couple getting *down to it*: 13th June 2022

And then as we sit to eat our lunch, there is in front of us this…

Emperor Dragonfly emerges from its nymph-form: 13th June 2022

We watch entranced as its body fills out, taking on its new form. Magical.

Sights like that don’t often greet us. I’m happy to share it with you

Found this on YouTube. It tells you everything you need to know about dragonflies & damsels

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15 Responses to Tuesday Treat: Winged Beings and All Those Things

  1. Thank you for taking us to this lovely walk.

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  2. Dale says:

    What a fabulous post! Those little beasties have no shame doing it all out in the open like that 😉
    Thank you for this beautiful share.

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  3. Nope, Not Pam says:

    What a cute collection of critters 😊

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  4. I love your spirit of observation. Beautiful shots!

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