Wimbledon Common

In the afternoon it became hot, +28° C. Went through Wimbledon Common.
The Six-spot Burnets (Zygaena filipendulae) are very local at the place:

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Terellia tussilaginis picture-winged flies hang around Burdock, their foodplant. Male:

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Female:

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A mating pair:

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On the heath there is a lot of grasshoppers.
Female Brown Field Grasshopper (Glyptobothrus brunneus):

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Male Stripe-winged Grasshopper (Stenobothrus lineatus):

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Crazy numbers of Bee-wolves (Philanthus triangulum) everywhere. A male:

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