Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Fontburn

Today I had a wander up to the head of Fontburn reservoir. I specifically was hoping to spot a Sundew in one of a number of locations where I knew another flycatcher, Butterwort existed.
Quite a few Butterwort were seen

but no Sundews were spotted.
There were however good numbers of flowering Grass of Parnassus





a couple of Painted Lady


and a few Peacock.

Overlooking the head of the reservoir


I was fortunate to be able to watch a Kingfisher hovering over the water before striking. With the water levels really low there were no perches above the water to act as a perch.

Jay and Mistle Thrush were about further up the Fallowlees Burn valley


2 comments:

Stewart said...

Lovely sketch Dick...

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