Hidcote Wildlife

Sunday 14th August 2011

Some wildlife shots from Hidcote Manor Garden today. The Grass Snake was quite a draw in the Lily Pool, a big snake too, about 72cm long. Also Great Crested Newts in the same pool, including juveniles still with external gills.
More photos of the Grass Snake:

Female Great Crested Newt:

Juvenile Great Crested Newt:

And some insects at Hidcote: -
White-tailed Bumblebee Bombus lucorum:

Hoverfly Syrphus vitripennis:


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