The large narcissus fly, Merodon equestris, many around, my first of the year.
A Scatophaga sp. fly
A Lucilia sp. greenbottle
Mating 14 spot ladybirds.
An unfortunate 7-spot ladybird fell prey of the teasel.
Wolf spider with egg sac.
Amber snail, many on the rotting vegetation around the ponds edge.
Cheilosia sp. a hoverfly on a buttercup.
Mating Corizus hyoscyami
A very pale grey male.
The same male than the top shot.
No butterflies, today, just a few Mint moths, Pyrausta aurata, in the marjoram.