Wednesday
Jul092014

Butterfly

A speckled wood butterfly, Pararge aegeria (Lepdoptera: Nymphalidae).

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2014-07-06.

Tuesday
Jul082014

Spider

A female spider, probably a Philodromus cespitum.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2014-07-04.

Monday
Jul072014

Green Moth

An emerald moth, Hemithea aestivaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).  It came in through our living room window during the evening and I trapped it in a plastic tub and kept it until the following morning,  Then I photographed it and released it.

Photo taken in Reading, UK, on 2014-07-04.

Sunday
Jul062014

Scabious

Devil's bit scabious, Succisa pratensis.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2014-07-04.

Saturday
Jul052014

Water Lilies

Water lilies, probably Nymphaea alba, near the north bank of the large lake.  Nominally the white water lily but these were distinctly pinkish.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2014-07-04.