Monday 28 May 2018

Summer Yellows and a Bold Mistle Thrush

It's a beautiful day today and the buttercup meadows are yellow in the Dells alongside the Water of Leith 

The laburnums are too! In fact I've never seen the laburnums look more beautiful than they do this year.

This mistle thrush was busy collecting food for its brood and was entirely fearless in running towards us

It was also a great day for insects, lovely to see so many orange tip butterflies

plenty of hoverflies too, including this Helophilus pendulus

and bumble bees too, including this early bumble bee, looking slightly inelegant in flight

Thanks to Crafty Green Boyfriend for the photos of the thrush and the insects.


eileeninmd said...

Hello, pretty images. I love the last shot of the bee! Enjoy your day and new week!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Yellow flowers are my absolute favorite and I can't imagine anything more lovely than a field full of buttercups! The thrush would be a wonderful bonus however. What a joyful collection~

Jenn Jilks said...

Nothing better than a sunny spring day!