We decided to walk a section of the Southern Upland Way from New Luce, back towards Glenwhan Moor.
Udea Lutealis moth on thistle
Footbridge over the Luce
Looking for Kingfishers, you’ll be lucky!
July Highflyer moth
Another different July Highflyer, lots about today. Always carry a bug pot!
Sexton Beetle- Nicrophorus Vespiloides
Tawny Grisette (Amanita fulva) I think!
Waterfall in the woods
Unusual Red Elderberries
Not a very good photo ut hundreds of flies on a Stinkhorn
Waymerk sign and kist, still some merks left so we collected ours.
Sculpture next to it
Golden Ringed Dragonfly
Best to photograph them when they are eating as they settle for a while
Munching on the abundant heather flies I think!
Green Veined White butterfly on Marsh Thistle
Fox & Cubs
Heather Flies above the Rosebay Willowherb
Fox Moth caterpillar
Hoverfly Sericomyia silentis
Common Blue butterfly…
…and its underwing
Large Boulders covered in moss
Aslan turned to stone!
Southern Upland Way sign
Back through the meadow
Grasshopper not sure if its eating an egg or blowing bubbles!
Back over the bridge
Large Yellow Underwing moth
Small Copper butterfly
Bumblebee on knapweed