Monday, June 15, 2015

15/06/2015 Grey and overcast, rain in the afternoon. A walk in the garden.

Maximum temperature 18C, minimum 12C.  14 km/h N wind.  
10mm rain measured this morning.















2 comments:

  1. What's the difference between these beetles and Gendarmes Diane? Or are they the same? Great pics but the subtle colours of the hydrangea is my favourite. You certainly have had a lot of rain haven't you? We've had none for two weeks now which in itself is remarkable.

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    1. Pyrrhocoris apterus is the "real" name of the bugs with the mask like look Craig, nicknames are numerous, Firebug and Gendarme being a couple of them. I do not know what the other beetles are and I have not had the time to do much research. It as been very dry so the rain was welcome I have to say. Bet though when we go away on Friday for a week it will not rain then when we want it to!. Hope the trip is going well. Diane

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