Donald was in contemplative mode yesterday, 06/09/2021 as he enjoyed the wonderful weather we are having at the moment and he sent in this photo with the following comments:
Yesterday was an easy day in our Bournemouth garden reading and watching. I was struck by how many times a fly or bee would bump off one of the 5 whites whilst they were feeding. I wonder if this is when nectar sources are becoming more scarce and competition for them increases.
I also noticed this male Brimstone with a fly on its wing. The fly came and went a number of times as the Brimstone steadfastly didn’t move for about 15 minutes. Isn’t nature wonderful and I see new behaviour nearly every time I just sit and watch.
Editor’s Note: Donald’s experience really illustrates how pleasurable the simple joys of nature can be when we just take time out to look at what is going on around us.