I paused a little below Newnham Windmill and looked out at the landscape. It was beautiful but rather daunting and I must accept that I'll never adequately record all the insects and spiders present but as I say, I was in an optimistic mood and weeks ago I had resolved to give it a bash.
Looking west across Foxhill Farm. The white building in the distance is
Badby Care Home. 3 May, 2018
Greater Stitchwort is still quite common over much of Northamptonshire.
Near Newnham Windmill, 3 May, 2018
Our native bluebell has drooping flowers forming a one-sided
inflorescence. Beggars Bank, Foxhill Farm. 3 May, 2018
A remarkable number of Gorse Shieldbugs were present.
Foxhill Farm, Badby. 3 May, 2018
The striking Noon-fly loves sun-warmed surfaces. Beggars Bank,
Foxhill Farm. 3 May, 2018