Bits and Bobs

A few bits and bobs from the summer which seems to have (temporarily, I hope) deserted us, for the moment. From the top: Mother of Pearl Moth, Common Lizard, Longhorn Beetle, Crambus Perlella (Micro Moth), Straw Dot Moth. Advertisements

The Bravest of Beagles

No little winged creatures today, but a story about Vinnie, the bravest of beagles. This is Vinnie, the Beagle. I met Vinnie and his owner today at Skylarks Nature Reserve. When they walked along behind us, Vinnie shyed away from Jan’s mobility scooter and I commented that dogs often did that. But the real explanation was actually heart-breaking. Vinnie had spent the first three…