But we were in a far north coastal area on limestone, so I still hoped that I might find something new.
When it rains there are compensations. I got this shot of water droplets on the moss Tortula muralis.
|Water droplets on Tortula muralis|
|Common Scurvy Grass|
New to my Species List.
Being on coastal grassland, I expected to find Burnet moth larvae and this one posed nicely on the Clover leaf:
|6-spot Burnet Moth larva|
Very close nearby I found Pyramidal Orchid:
There were many other orchids in this grassland area, the majority being Early Marsh Orchid, but most had already gone over.
One of the boggy areas had plenty of Sundew:
|Sundew with captured insects|
We also found a leafminer on a young leaf of Smooth Sow-Thistle:
|Chromatomyia 'atricornis' on Smooth Sow-thistle|