A bit reluctant to post much more. Got message from ADOBE explaining they would be deleting photos stored in the cloud soon. I didn't even realise I had an account with them. Well I'll wait and see.
(with 20 spots)
Really should launch into a rant now. Yesterday my day was spoilt by numerous selfish, ignorant and rude people. Thankfully, I kept my calm.
Common Spotted Orchid
At Washington WWT, the strategy of keeping the water level high until the terns returned has been successful. Black-headed Gulls are not as common and Terns and Avocets have space to breed. Sadly at Saltholme RSPB it is AI (Bird Flu) which has taken its toll on the BH Gulls.
Little Ringed Plover
Adult above, Juvenile below.
ex Bee Orchids
Oystecatcher with one of its two young.
A gall of Blackthorn caused by the fungus Taphrina pruni. Seems to be very common in South Shields and Whitburn.
Ruby-tailed Wasp sp?