Barton Fields, cared for by the Abingdon Naturalists, has lots of flowers during June – particularly on the side near the cycle path.
There was a light rain today as we walked round, and meandered a little. The weather has cooled since the blue skies of April and May.
Bramble flowers are a good food source for honey bees and bumble bees.
There is one area in particular where the soil has been prepared for wild flowers and where the colours are vibrant.
Elsewhere wild flowers grow in the grass.
There are so many different sorts of grasses and other plants.
In among the ground cover and hidden by the bushes are butterflies and birds. Some birds can be heard but not seen. Then occasionally you are rewarded with a clear view of a bird – in this case a pheasant.