Female Amethyst Sunbird Benji on the front wall. Our resident Garden Orb Weaver. Hasn’t moved since she established her web among the lavender. Milkweed Locust. Mané – ”Did you see that?” Painted Lady Mr & Mrs. Flycatcher Ark
Today is World BEE DAY – thanks to Roda over at Indigo Acres for the heads. up. To celebrate and to maybe prompt some of you heathens to go out and plant some bee friendly plants, here are few shots of some of these fine creatures that visit the Ark’s Spot. Amegilla visiting lavender. We can … More Bee Aware!
Was greeted by this sight from over the other side of the valley as I wandered to the edge of the property, coffee in hand this morning. Probably just some seasonal burning off of scrub. I hope it was nothing worse than that? What’s the buzz? Surprisingly, there are still a couple of tomato plants … More Bits n’ Bobs and odds and ends
‘Pigeon Pals’ Rock Pigeon ( red mask) and Laughing Dove. 13/5/20 Juvenile Male Amethyst Sunbird 12/5/20 Female Weaver in Fir Tree. Green Woodhoopoe. Adult Female Amethyst Sunbird. 13/5/20 Ark.
Fiscal Flycatcher Juvenile Amethyst Sunbird. Olive Thrush. Photographed yesterday and today. Ark
Common Diadem. Photographed this morning. Ark.
Prometheus glides by. Potted Potatoes Progressing Purposefully. Crimson Speckled Footman snacks on some lavender. Pumpkin looking very healthy. ”Thar’s gold on them thar wings!” Thysanoplusia orichalcea, Golden Plusia Found it’s way into my office yesterday evening. Millie. I was obliged to go wash my hands somewhere else. Our Pink Lady, still enjoying residency among the … More Odds n’ Ends and bits n’ bobs
Thyreus Bee takes a nap Photographed yesterday Ark
Social Distancing. Perched on top of this lavender stem a solitary female flower crab spider awaits some luckless fly or bee to buzz by. Photographed 27/04/2020 Ark. With thanks to Becky for the challenge.
Crab Spider. Back Garden, this afternoon. Ark.
Cream Striped Owlet Moth Garden Orb Weaver moults. Bright and Shiny – and some lunch! Brown Veined White Wet Friends. Grey Lourie and Crested Barbet share an aerial view after the rain. Twin Dotted Border Virgil War memorial, across the valley. Lockdown – Walking Cindy around the garden. Across the Valley – African Harrier Hawk … More Around the garden.