A warm day that started out sunny but became cloudy in the afternoon, +19° C. Been to Bookham.
A local Brachypalpus laphriformis hoverfly, one of those that breed in rotting wood. It was last recorded at Bookham in 1953:
Gastrophysa viridula dock leaf beetles:
Some Cheilosia sp. hoverfly:
Aphthona nonstriata leaf beetles were common on Yellow Flag (Iris pseudacorus):
Surprisingly few insects seen!