Look what decided to pop onto our lunch table on Saint Stephens Days (Boxing Day).
Poor thing much have pupated somewhere in the house and the warm temperatures made it emerge too early. We tried to give it some sugar water. It was about till yesterday but haven’t seen it today.
A gallery of sharp thistles for this week’s – one a week photo challenge. While thistles can be invasive and are seen very much as “weeds”, they are a great source of pollen and nectar for late summer pollinators.
White tailed bumblebee (Bombus lucorum) – queen