Sunday, 27 May 2012
Friday, 25 May 2012
Yesterday I noticed this solitary bee checking out this rawl plug in the back wall. This is a female red mason bee, she is carrying pollen on the side of her abdomen.
Sunday, 20 May 2012
A few days ago I noticed the empty skin of a newly emerged damselfly.
While working in the green house I noticed that black ants had moved in and were nesting in some of the containers.
In a seed tray I found these ants with larvae
Saturday, 19 May 2012
My favourite solitary bee species, the red mason bee, appears to be nesting in the window box in our garden. I have seen them coming and going via two of the irrigation holes drilled into the bottom of the window box.
Sunday, 13 May 2012
Friday, 11 May 2012
Thursday, 10 May 2012
While I was on the telephone, (9.00pm) I looked out the window to see if the pipistrelle bats were hunting in the back alley way. I noticed that they were, then out of the gloom a fox cub, hobbling on its back left side leg. It disappaered down the road before i could do anything, but will keep an eye out.