Wildlife News: The sunny conditions saw lots of invertebrate activity, although dragonflies remain conspicuous by their absence. Several Painted Lady and Red Admiral showed ongoing insect migration with a Green Hairstreak found in Greenland Lake. Bees on the wing included several Heath Bumblebee and the first Silvery Leaf-cutter (Megachile leachella) of the year along with Ashy, Buffish, Grey-patched and Sandpit Mining Bee.
Ashy Mining Bee - Alan Keatley
Grey-patched Mining Bee - Alan Keatley
Buffish Mining Bee - Alan Keatley
Green Hairstreak - Alan Keatley