Sunday, 8 August 2010

Rodley Nature Reserve

This weekend I took my mum and dad along to Rodley Nature Reserve where an overcast sky cleared unexpectedly to reveal glorious sunshine, and some enjoyable sightings.

Male and female Gatekeepers

A fresh looking Peacock butterfly

At the dragonfly ponds a female Brown Hawker.

A male Common Darter

Another Female Brown Hawker


Tim's Field is planted with a mix of cereals, quinoa, kale and sunflower to provide cover and an abundance of seeds. Here's a view of the mixed vegetation. 


  1. Linda,
    You are quick off the mark, we have just got the shopping in.

  2. Tee hee, I posted it last night, otherwise I might not get the chance for a couple of days. L

  3. That field sounds good for a few of the small butterfly species Linda. Lovely photo's today :-)

  4. Great flutter and dragon photos. The Peacock is beautiful.

  5. Thanks Warren and John, it was a lovely day out, both in terms of company and sightings. Linda


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