A pair of impressively large Gloucester old spot pigs in their enclosure at Northycote Farm.
Two coot families, seen in close proximity on the edge of West Park boating lake. One adult with a pair of chicks, already quite well grown. The other adult with a single chick, hatched no more than a day or so previously.
Beech mast, only just beginning to ripen, on one of the mature trees at Northycote Farm.
Two well-grown goslings on the beach / water bird feeding area by the old bridge at Bridgnorth. The parents, nearby, had the patchwork plumage of many of the geese there, the mark of crosses between greylags and feral farmyard birds.
Two common green shieldbugs (Palomena prasina) mating while standing on a leaf of a buddleia bush. They stayed with their rear ends pressed together for some time, though every time I went back to look at them they were standing on a different place on the leaf. Still in the same pose the last time I looked.
West Park Canada goose family of the two adult birds and their ten goslings crossing a path. Setting off after the young had been resting or grazing on a grassy area near the Conservatory, they were heading for the edge of the boating lake.
Some of the bees which were visiting alkanet flowers when they were at the height of their flowering season.
Swan family: pen, cob and two young cygnets, half-hidden in a reed bed on the edge of the canal at Castlecroft.
Emerald green colopurs on this demoiselle damselfly resting on a leaf in Compton Rough in the Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve.
Pair of Canada geese on West Park boating lake coming to the shore so thier ten goslings can have a little snack.
The northern slope of the Barley Field in the Smestow Valley LNR, a mass of cow parsley in flower.
Moorhen with two chicks, heading for the safety of a rather sparse patch of reeds on the canal at Compton.