Apis mellifera at work. You can see the pollen sacs on her legs.
Large Blue butterfly.
This was once extinct in UK but has been reintroduced. We saw one in the Nursery 3 years ago.
Apis mellifera on honeycomb. If you can, go to a bee keeper's meeting where observation hives are on display. It's fascinating to watch these wonderful creatures at work.
Humming bird hawkmoth on Salvia involucrata in our garden.
Many people are certain they've seen a real humming bird!
Frogs in our pond on 23 Feb 2010