…this one appears to have a bit of a crumpled hindwing
Driving back via Sweethope, more Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary and plenty of Common Blue.
This female was attracting lots of males.
My stars, the Sun and the Moon are all aligned today; I’m off work and in the house, when I get a text from Stewart at 08:51.
“WHITE-THROATED ROBIN Hartlepool Headland trapped this morning”
From a standing start, I was showered, dressed, in the car, through the traffic and the Tyne Tunnel and watching the bird by 10:16.
The bird moved from one bowling green to another, and seemed faithful to one corner and after seeing it on the road beside the bowling green, I took a chance and sat down on the pavement, and waited. I could hear all the other photographers blasting away at it, but nothing for me, I couldn’t even see it. I was just starting to get nervous, when it appeared on the road again.
With my luck running, I’m just off to put the lottery on…