August was a disappointing month. I was only able to get outdoors once due to a badly swollen Achilles tendon making it too painful to walk.
Best photo of the month was the shieldbug above, caught at the moment just before take-off.
Ragwort flowers were a popular feeding station for butterflies and hoverflies, including this distinctive spotted-eyed hoverfly.
Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)
female Enoplognatha ovata tending her eggsac
The colourful little spider, Enoplognatha ovata, is common throughout the British Isles.
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