Birds and Bees

This is the page where I will post pictures of the wildlife I find in my garden.  I love nature and will try to identify the insects and birds that I find.  If anyone can help with naming the creatures on this page, please leave a comment.  Thank you, Paula x

House Sparrow - End of March 2016

Robin - End of March 2016
Male Greenfinch - End of March 2016

Female Greenfinches - End of March 2016
Male Banded Demoiselle - June 2015

White Ermine Moth - June 2015

Blue Tits nesting in our porch roof - May 2015
Goldfinch - May 2015

Female House Sparrow - May 2015

Great Tit - May 2015

Goldfinch - April 2015

Great Tit - End of January 2015

Nuthatch - End of January 2015
Male Common Darter Dragonfly - September 2014
Gatekeeper Butterfly - July 2014
Peacock Butterfly on Back Fence - July 2014
Female Broad-bodied Chaser - July 2014
Comma Butterfly resting on Turkish Lantern - July 2014
Baby Common Lizard in the Greenhouse - June 2014
Male Orange-tip Butterfly - April 2014

Female Orange-tip Butterfly - April 2014
Tree Bumblebee - March 2014
The warm spell has brought out the butterflies - March 2014
Peacock
Brimstone
Comma
Just two of the many Common Frogs in my greenhouse - March 2014

Ladybird - Early March 2014
Big Garden Bird watch - January 2014
Great Tit
 Female and Male Sparrows
 Blue Tit
 Robins
An amazing amount of bees, busy in the garden - August 2013
 August saw the late arrival of butterflies to the garden - 2013
Long-tailed Tits on new feeder - February 2013
 Nuthatch on new feeder - February 2013
Wren on our patio - January 2013
Blue Tit peeking in the kitchen window - January 2013
 House Sparrows - December 2012
 Robin  - December 2012
 Blue Tit  - December 2012
 Nuthatch - December 2012
Moth on garden fence - October 2012
Baby Common Lizard found on another day digging the garden - October 2012
 Common Lizard found whilst digging flower beds - October 2012

Abandoned Nest and Egg found whilst cutting the hedge - October 2012
Butterfly - September 2012
So much Rain and so many Slugs! - July 2012
Comma Butterfly - The first I have seen this year - 26th July 2012
Moth sheltering in the Greenhouse - 5th May 2012
7-Spot Ladybird - 7th April 2011
Comma Butterfly - 7th April 2011
Orange-tip White Butterfly - 5th April 2011
Female Beautiful Demoiselle visiting our garden - 15th August 2010

Why do grasshoppers like going into my son's upstairs bedroom?  I had to catch this one before J went to bed! - August 2010


Beautiful Demoiselle - July 2010
Close-up of Beautiful Demoiselle - July 2010
Beautiful Demoiselle - July 2010
Meadow Brown (underside) - July 2010
Meadow Brown - July 2010
Gatekeeper - July 2010
Holly Blue (Male underside) - July 2010
Holly Blue (male) - July 2010
Episyrhus Balteatus Hover-fly - July 2010
Bumble Bee - July 2010
Bombus Terrestris - July 2010

Rhagonycha Fulva - July 2010
Bumble Bee - July 2010
Red Admiral Butterfly - July 2010
Comma Butterfly - July 2010
Sparrow (hunting aphids on Rambling Rector) - July 2010
Frog (I wonder if he is the same one I photographed last year?) -
White Spider - April 2010
Blue Tit - February 2010
Grey Squirrel (in tree behind garden) - January 2010
Fieldfares (in trees behind garden) - January 2010
Dark Bush-cricket - August 2009
Small White Butterfly - July 2009
Frog - July 2009
Gatekeeper & Pollen Beetles - July 2009
Painted Lady - July 2009
Six-spot Burnet Moth - July 2009
Slow Worm (from allotment) - July 2009
Swallowtailed Moth
Goldfinch - May 2009
Common Blue Butterfly (Male)
Ladybird
Moth - March 2009
Comma Butterflies - March 2009
Large White Caterpillars
Peacock Butterfly (on washing line) - July 2008
Yellow Shell Moth - July 2008
Skipper Butterfly - June 2008
Moth (on kitchen window sill) - May 2008
Pyrasta Purpuralis - May 2008
Banded Snail - 2008
Beetle - 2008
Sparrows - 2008
Lily Beetle
Robin
Male Siskin - March 2008
Broad-bodied Chaser
This is the page where I will post pictures of the wildlife I find in my garden.  I love nature and will try to identify the insects and birds that I find.  If anyone can help with naming the creatures on this page, please leave a comment.  Thank you, Pj x