The Salamanders (Salamander salamandra) are back - heading across the track to their winter hibernations. Last night we had to stop 6 times on the track home to move a little black and yellow crawler onto the safety of the verge.
|Long, tall saly|
And then, dismantling an old chicken shed I found this near-caterpillar in its cocoon. It likes dark, chickeny places:
|A future bug|