Butterflies, bees, pondskaters and cygnets


Speckled wood butterflies, 4 August 2013

Sunday 4 August. To the botanical garden. Two speckled wood butterflies.

Speckled wood butterflies on leaf, 4 August 2013

Speckled wood butterfly, 4 August 2013

In the pond, carp again. And very small fish. Baby roach?

Pondskater, 4 August 2013

In the stream, pondskaters.

Honeybee, 4 August 2013

Honeybees visit flowers.

Honeybee on flower, 4 August 2013

Large earth bumblebee, 4 August 2013

So does a large earth bumblebee.

Pansy, 4 August 2013

Pansy flowers near the old astronomical observatory.

Finally, in the canal close to the botanical garden exit, six young swans swimming, with their parents behind them. The cygnets were still grayish, and not yet the same size as their parents.

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