A Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris) drinks nectar from an opening Knapweed (Centaurea nigra) flower.
Better Together, communities of wildflowers. Bluebells, Red Campion & Stitchwort light up the margins of a spring meadow.
A Dandelion Clock – the ripe seed head of Taraxacum officinale – waiting for a gust of wind, like escape pods strung to silken parachutes.
Bluebells – Spring brings a divine blue mist to the woodland floor and a sweet heady scent to match.
Pushing Forward – The Dog Violet (Viola riviniana) pushes her beautiful little flowers to the fore, hoping to attract an early insect pollinator. Particularly valuable for Fritillary butterflies.