Many dragonflies flying, and, sometimes, sitting down, on the hedge or on the reedbed along the ditch.
Are they common darters? Closely related, extremely similar species? A mix of closely related species?
Along the path outside the cemetery, hoverflies and bees visit thistle and other flowers.
A small tortoiseshell butterfly on a field. Later, another one on the road.
Ormia ochracea’s sense of directional hearing is second to none in the animal kingdom. A biologist’s study of this fly may lead researchers to develop better hearing aids, they say: here.
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