We hear great spotted woodpecker and magpie calls.
A male chaffinch sings, and lands on a tombstone.
Close to the lady’s gloves, a white flowering plant is nearly finished; but it still attracts a honeybee collecting nectar …
and a hoverfly.
Finally, back to the lady’s gloves; which attract a ladybird.
E.U. bans another bee-killing insecticide: here.
- Pesticide Cause Death of 25,000 Bumblebees in Oregon (counselheal.com)
- It’s time to watch out for our nectar lovers (irishtimes.com)
- Bumblebees take off with a special fungus weapon to save strawberries (guardian.co.uk)
- pollinate (miniatureforestgardens.wordpress.com)
- The Wildlife Gardener by Kate Bradbury – extract (guardian.co.uk)
- Living Green: Appreciate pollinators (readingeagle.com)
- Woodpecker nest at the cemetery? (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Bee-killing pesticides could also harm butterflies, mice and birds, study claims (sott.net)
- Mystery: Up to 25,000 dead bees found outside store (q13fox.com)