These photos have been taken over the last few days. I saw a delightful wagtail just outside the lounge window this afternoon, but as the picture was taken through glass, I reluctantly decided it was not of a good enough standard to put on the blog.
|Rain drops on roses............. At last we have had some rain!|
|The birds are happy with the extra food appearing in the form of red berries on the shrubs.|
|I wonder what this hairy guy is going to turn into?|
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Thanks Noushka, I see even the moth is very hairy.
These long-legged creatures are all over the garden; they must be a common spider variety
With further searching this appears not to be a spider but a Harvestman. These are not real spiders, but resemble spiders because they also have eight, sometimes very long, legs. They belong to the class Arachnida like the spiders, ticks and mites, scorpions and pseudoscorpiones. World-wide over 6000 known species are known. Over 100 species can be found in NW-Europe. See http://www.xs4all.nl/~ednieuw/Spiders/Opiliones/Opiliones.htm
|I Just liked the shape of this log from the felled plum tree.|