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Hegdehog in a garden setting.

Hedgehog Ahoy

Spotted the other night. This little snuffler working its way around the garden for autumnal treats. It’s that time of year to put on weight before hibernation.

The Holly Blue butterfly

The Holly Blue

The Holly Blue butterfly Celastrina argiolus has found a haven in Exeter gardens. Seeing a blue in nature always feels so uplifting.

The daylight moth. The Cinnabar Moth.

The Cinnabar Moth

The moth probably most commonly seen during daylight hours, the Cinnabar Moth Tyria jacobaeae. It’s delicate flight always captivates me.

A close up of a Broad Bodied Chaser Dragonfly

Broad Bodied Chaser Dragonfly

Outside of the extreme depths of the oceans that throw up strange creatures, I think the Dragonfly is equally other worldly and a lot more accessible. This is a Broad …

An image of three white doves on a fence

And Then There Were Three

A third White Dove has appeared. It looks like another female. Again very skittish. The first female has become more approachable over the last week or so or should I …

White Doves

A Second White Dove

A second white dove has joined the original one that adopted us over the Christmas period. She is a bit more skittish than the male and bolts at slightest hint …

Bluebells in sprintime

Spring is Springing

Springtime is beginning to spring at last. Exeter bluebells of the Spanish variety still pretty none the less. I have a small problem with White Bluebells. They are not Blue..