Its been a quiet month so far, apart from the bee eater and the black kite,on the bird front so have been waiting for a sunny day to get to grips with some butterflies here are a few you may see at Samphire Hoe at the moment.
CREAM SPOT TIGER MOTH
CREAM SPOT TIGER
BARRED SALLOW MOTH
COMMON SPOTTED ORCHIDs are plentiful this year.
BEE ORCHIDS are much harder to find.
BEE ORCHID with one pollinia intact
Away from the Hoe this female Holly Blue was seen laying eggs on pyrocantha in my garden at the weekend.
HOLLY BLUE laying eggs
A SINGLE TINY EGG
FRAGRANT ORCHID at FAN BAY.
PRIVET HAWK MOTH in garden
AVRO VULCAN AT MANSTON
SPIRIT OF GREAT BRITAIN, will be part of the Manston airshow this weekend.