Bullocks grazing on a patch of hillside set off with electric fencing, on the slope of the Malvern hills. The blacl and white ones are Belted Galloways; the brown, young Highland Cattle.
Common darter dragonflies standing on vegetation on the edge of one of the pools at Baggeridge Country Park. The male has the redder body, the female areas of green and of blue.
Elephant hawk moth caterpillar moving fast crossing the tarmac of a footpath.
Exposed roots which seem to be clinging directly to the cliff-like face of bare rock – trees overlooking the road leading to St Anne’s Well from Great Malvern.
Wheatear on autumn migration, taking a pause on the slopes of the Malvern Hills.
Slug on the footpath through the nature reserve by the i54 business park.
Meadow pipit standing in short grass just below the main track which runs just below the top of the ridge of the Malvern Hills.
Malvern dawn, looking across the Vale of Evesham, with the sun rising over the Cotswolds. Pictures from two consecutive mornings at the start of the month.
Lone tree growing high on the Malvern Hills, its trunk at an angle from bending with the prevailing westerly wind.
Views from along the ridge of the Malverns: some looking along the ridge on the slopes leading to Worcestershire Beacon, others looking westwards towards Wales, or east over the Vale of Evesham and the scarp slope of the Cotswolds.
Emerald damselfly resting on a leaf over a small pool, contorting its abdomen to spread the pheromones it is wafting to attract a mate. Baggeridge Country Park at the end of last month.
Mast – beech nuts with their spiky outer covering – ripening, here on a tree in Compton Park.