Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

Broom Bloom!

In Welsh mythology, Blodeuwedd is the name of a woman made from the flowers of broom, meadowsweet and the oak by Math fab Mathonwy and Gwydion to be the wife of Lleu Llaw Gyffes. Her story is part of the … Continue reading

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Helophilus Pendulus Hoverfly

Like other members of the genus Helophilus it has black and yellow longitudinal stripes on the upper surface of its thorax. The abdomen is patterned with yellow, black and grey, and for this reason it is sometimes called the footballer. … Continue reading

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Male Didea Fasciata Hoverfly

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