Tyland Barn is rapidly becoming my favourite place for bugs. if you can ignore the noise from the motorway it is a very peaceful place.
I am loving the Ladybird… compact little buggers.
I love, love, love, love, love Damselflies. My first photo of one in 2010.
Thistle is the common name of a group of flowering plants characterised by leaves with sharp prickles on the margins, mostly in the family Asteraceae. Prickles hurt.
Coots are medium-sized water birds which are members of the rail family Rallidae. They constitute the genus Fulica. Coots have predominantly black plumage, and, unlike many of the rails, they are usually easy to see, often swimming in open water. They are close relatives of the moorhen.