Adrian Morris's PhotoBlog

This is a hoverfly. These are true flies belonging to the diptera order of insects. The Latin name means two wings. They are so called because, unlike other…

This small skipper is feeding on clover. It is using its long tongue to take in nectar. This is a small tortoisedhell butterfly. Very common but very beautiful.…

These are lovely flowers, but impossible to identify accurately. I've delved into several books (yes I still have books!) but I've found it difficult to…

It was a hot sunny afternoon so I went for a walk. This broom plant is usually found in gardens, but this one was growing in a hedge. Dandelions have now…

Hawthorn flowers usually appear in May so they are sometimes called May blossom. In recent years, however, because of global warming, they often appear in mid…

The allium in our back garden is fully out and the wisteria which is climbing up the garage wall is begining to blossom.

I strayed just a few miles from home today; but I wondered if I'd got completely lost and ended up in Australia when I saw this black swan. Wothington Lake is a…

Bluebells proliferate in our local woodland. Cuckoo flower, also called lady's smock. Dandelions are named from the French phrase "dent-de-lion" which means…

This beautiful hedgerow shrub is very common around where we live. It has a profusion of small white flowers which begin to open in March. The flowers are very…

This lovely little wild flower, which looks like a miniature dandelion, is widespread and common in the UK.
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