Yesterday I had a visitor at lunch time. Fluttering round the conservatory was a Peacock Butterfly which eventually settled on the roof beam.
Today I saw what at first I though was a smallish day flying moth but once I had taken its portrait it turned out to be a female Common Blue Butterfly. I have seen a few small blue butterflies around but they never land in the garden. This one fooled me as it was far from blue in colour.
While I was getting a bite to eat at lunch time I spotted something on Bobby's back as he lay basking in the sunlight.
On closer inspection I could see it was a Common Darter Dragonfly which kept hovering and landing while half asleep Bobby didn't seem to feel a thing.
In the end it tickled and Bobby wearily shooed it away so it moved over to the pebbled area under the bird feeders. I hope it keeps up the head twitching so it can spot a hungry bird which might arrive at any time.
Now to do what I was going to do an hour ago - get the mower out. I was going to do that after the afternoon walkies yesterday but it decided to rain so I had better get 'Round Tuit' before it rains again.
Wordless Wednesday: Aster 'Little Carlow'
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