A wonderful few days weather wise. Enough sunshine to put a spring in everyone’s step.😁 Here are some camera shots.. and a few phone photos of birds and blossom taken over the weekend ,and when out and about late this afternoon. The sun shone, bees buzzed and I even saw my first butterfly of the year flutter by. All this as temperatures hit 20°c in February!
What early signs of Spring have you seen recently?
22 thoughts on “February Flora and Fauna.”
Lots of lovely pics. The weather is fab. You’re doing better than us, we’ve only made 17 degrees.
Think today was the hottest. I felt to warm in my t shirt when Hugo dragged me out this afternoon at 3-30pm. I almost joined him in the brook! Think things are getting back to normal tomorrow though. X
Ha ha! Would have loved to see you in the brook with him. Yep, apparently tomorrow is our last day of sunshine.
I was walking to work yesterday and heard a loud buzz. I turned around and saw a red tailed bumblebee flitting about. Today I’ve seen a small white butterfly. The sunshine has been welcoming but a bit worrisome for the wildlife. Hope we don’t get a too harsh return of winter…
I hope it stays mild ( although not as warm) for the wildlife. Xx
Beautiful photos. I saw my first butterfly of the year this morning but it was too quick for me to identify. I keep looking in the pond but no frogspawn yet, plenty of birds with nesting bits in their beaks:)
The birds are so busy at the moment and the butterflies are really whizzing around when I see them too. X
Lovely pictures and so much Spring in the air. I have seen bumblebees, brimstone butterflies, daffodils, daisies, honeysuckle in leaf, and sparrows collecting nesting materials, oh and the frogs are back.
I would love to see a yellow butterfly. Very envious. Haven’t seen any frogs yet. X
Up to 15 here too, so it feels pleasantly springlike till the sun sets and the temp plummets! Icy windscreens the last few mornings.
It’s definitely much chillier now. Normal temps resume….
I’m being stunned by all the beautiful flora/fauna photos on all the blogs at the moment & being on catchup means I’m having a photofest (giggle). Thanks for sharing & take care.
Wild plum blossom is so lovely, isn’t it? Such perfect little flowers. I saw my first brimstone butterfly of spring the other day, which was lovely.
I would love to see a Brimstone butterfly. Lovely. 🌼X
The weather has been crazy! I’ve seen a few large bumblebees and also saw my first butterfly a couple of days ago. Lovely collection of photos.
Bizarre, huh? I should leave the country more often 🙂 🙂 Happy Spring, hon!
Haha, yeh well winter weather has now resumed. Rainy and cold. X
The last few weeks have been wonderful, quite happy for it to stay like this for the whole summer and not get to hot , as long as the sun is shining 🙂
Loved looking through your photos, not sure if I have seen White Butterbur .
Thanks Amanda, I hope I have identified the white butterbur correctly. I have seen the ordinary butterbur before though not been on a walk in the area that usually flowers. These white ones were in woodland and are an invasive species I think. X
Gorgeous photos, as usual!! I particularly love the rook photo. I’ve been sensing pollen in the air, as well as seeing some dogwoods start to bloom! x
Thank you. 🙂 Hope you don’t get hay fever. X