As I reached the end of Vine Close, I became aware of good numbers of Ivy Bees (Colletes hedarae) nectaring on the mature Ivy of the hedgerow - I only discovered this population in September 2012!
|Ivy Bee (Colletes hederae) on ivy flowers (now there's a surprise!) at the end of Vine Close|
|Immature/Juvenile Peregrine over Newland's Farm (September 2012)|
|Garden Chiffchaff - flicking about in the spent buddliea flower heads|