Saturday, 8 August 2015

Bug and butterfly









I found this bug yesterday in the garden. It's a red legged shieldbug, pentatoma rufipes. The nymphs live on oak trees so it's not surprising really since there are oak trees overhanging the garden.








Today's visitor was a common blue butterfly. Apparently they are becoming scarcer so I'm pleased we still have them here.

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Where do I Walk?

Mainly around the National Trust land at Washington Common and Warren Hill in West Sussex. I also spend some time around my old Steyning walks and other interesting places in West Sussex.