Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Bluebells, Not Quite So Late

The Bluebells here are not quite so late this year, probably about a week later than previous years, certainly not three weeks late as some experts have predicted.   We went to Edmondsham to see the Bluebells, they are nearly at their peak.

Bluebells (2)

Bluebells

This Spring, I have seen a lot of Seven-spot Ladybird, far more than I have in previous years.  On this piece of log, there was several of them.
Seven-Spot Ladybird

Early Purple Orchid with a Dandelion in the background.  Spot the Ladybird:-) 
Early Purple Orchid

4 comments:

Roy said...

Lovely bluebells Lyn and that Purple Orchid is beautiful. I haven't seen any of them yet in the area I normally find them.

Richard Pegler said...

Some great images, Linda.

I don't know why it is but, although I have set up to follow your blog, I do not get notified when you have updated it, so I miss most of your postings (it works just fine for all the other blogs I follow!). The way I get to your blog is to find your last comment on my blog, click on your thumbnail, and then link to you blog from your profile. I think it has something to do with the change that you made a few months back. Maybe the way is to remove the 'follow', and set it up again. If you have any ideas, please let me know (richard@spellbinder.biz). All the best. Richard

ShySongbird said...

Lovely photos again Linda, there is nothing quite like a Bluebell wood in Springtime, such a wonderful shade of blue. I think you are a little ahead of us though. I was hoping to check some woods out in the next few days but it has rained here most of the day and looks set to carry on for some days!

holdingmoments said...

What a spectacular sight; a carpet of Bluebells. I love that second shot. Isolated bells against the blue background.