Almost White

Sunday, January 21st 2018

Another almost white blog, but with a difference.

These willow seed heads, just before releasing all of their white seeds, are visited by an insect - name totally unknown.

Willow seed head and visiting insect

A White Plume Moth.

White Plume moth

A Chinese Character moth which looks exactly like a bird dropping.

Chinese Character moth

Flocks of Lottis often drop in at the feeders outside the kitchen.  They only stay for a few minutes before flying off.


One of the last flowers to come into bloom is the beautiful Grass of Parnassus.  Insects can often be found feeding from the nectar and pollen.

Grass of Parnassus

The white round seed head of a dandelion flower with a Green Veined White Butterfly.

Green Veined White Butterfly

 Our Daisy patch along Risedale Beck in the height of summer.

Dasiy Patch

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