After the rain the bees and butterflies return

The weather over the last few days has been truly awful but don’t despair – after the rain comes the sun and with the sun comes bees and butterflies. Here are a few pictures I took in the Walled Garden at Parke yesterday afternoon. Nature is very resilient – we should learn from it!

Honey bee
A honey bee

Buff tailed bumblebeeA buff-tailed bumblebee

Common blue 2The underwings of a common blue

Common blue 1The same animal from above