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.