Richmond Park

A warm day after a chilly start to the autumn. +22° С and sunny. Been to Richmond Park.

Very few things around, the only butterflies I saw were a Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) and a Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus) and the only insects I bothered to photo were these Galeruca tanaceti leaf beetles, which were running across grassy areas in numbers:


Deer are starting their rut, with stags bellowing and defending their harems from the young desperate bachelors.
Hordes of Homo sapiens apes with cameras follow them, taking their pictures, making selfies, etc.


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