Friday, 23 September 2016

Waterside Wildlife.

 





A recent leisurely stroll along the towpath beside the River Wey Navigation on a warm sunny day provided the following wildlife encounters.




 
 Common Darter.

Brown Hawker.

At one spot I watched at least half a dozen Migrant Hawkers in flight over the water and then managed to locate one individual resting overhead.


Just a few butterfly species were seen including a single Small Copper, several Green-veined Whites plus a Comma and Red Admirals.

Comma.

 Red Admiral.


Linking to:
Saturday's Critters

9 comments:

  1. The detail on the Hawker and Darter wings is just spectacular!

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  2. I can feel the sun as I look at your these great images, Frank!

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  3. Beautiful! I love the dragonflies and the butterflies.

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  4. Hello, the towpath looks like a great place to spot the wildlife. Awesome shots and captures of the dragonflies and butterflies. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  5. Hello Frank,
    because I can connect me only, perfect sharpness, pro-like photographs .. you can very well see the details ..
    greetings Frank

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  6. No brown hawkers for me this year, plenty of migrant hawkers though, and common darters. They are the two dominant dragons round here

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  7. A nice collection Frank. Getting rarer by the day now unfortunately.

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  8. Such beauty in these dragonfly and butterfly images. We just did not have as many this Summer~

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