It's June, and we've had a week of great weather, so the insects are appearing very quickly now.
Two great hoverflies, starting with one of my favourites: Leucozona lucorum. Look out for its close relatives Leucozona glaucia and Leucozona laternaria.
Anasimyia lineata is another favourite because I suspected it would be present, but it took me 5 years to find it. The larvae are associated with Bulrush - Typha sp.
Cantharis rustica is one of around half a dozen Soldier Beetles on the patch.
Male and female Azure Damselflies - Coenagrion puella:
Two shots of male Bombus pratorum: