Carnivorous water plants, dragonflies, birds and grass snake


Common bladderwort flowers, 4 August 2014

On 4 August 2014, again to Gooilust. In a ditch there, many yellow common bladderwort flowers.

Common bladderwort, 4 August 2014

This is a carnivorous water plant, feeding on small crustaceans and insects.

Common bladderwort yellow flowers, 4 August 2014

Himalayan balsam flowers on the bank.

Near the Gooilust mansion, a male black-tailed skimmer dragonfly flying.

Ruddy darter female, 4 August 2014

At the dragonfly pond, another dragonfly. A female ruddy darter?

On land near that pond, a baby common frog. Many wild strawberry plants with fruits.

Nuthatch sound.

Wood mouse, 4 August 2014

Then, a small rodent. A wood mouse.

A robin on a lawn.

Blackbird male and rowan berries, 4 August 2014

A flock of blackbirds, feeding on rowan berries.

Speckled wood, 4 August 2014

A speckled wood butterfly on a blackberry bush.

Finally, a grass snake swimming in a broad ditch.

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