Tuesday, October 04th, 2011 | Author:

Common English Alder – alnus glutinosa

male (the long thin ones)¬†and female catkins on the recently planted trees….

 

and whirligig beetles (gyrinidae) in the boggy area:

 

 

….. alarm these little chaps and they swim around rapidly in circles, click¬† whirligig below for live action!

whirligig

 

Category: plants, pondlife
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