Old Hall Gardens

Other Wildlife

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All photographs were taken within Old Hall Gardens.

Pond lovers

Pictured below are: Azure Damselfly, Blue-tailed Damselfly, Common Darter, Emperor Dragonfly, Four-spotted Chaser, Southern Hawker Dragonfly, Frog spawn.


Pictured below are: Cardinal Beetle, Dock-leaf Beetle, Garden Chafer, Lily Beetle.

Other Insects

Pictured below are: Black Willow Aphid, Carder Bee, Garden Bumblebee, Hairy-footed Flower Bee, Hairy Shieldbug, Harlequin Ladybird, Hoverfly, Leaf-cutter Bee, Marmalade Hoverfly, Syrphus species, Tree Bumblebee, Two-spot Ladybird.

Other Creatures

You might find an old piece of carpet tile or a brick tucked away in the gardens. Lift it up carefully and peep underneath – but please remember to replace it carefully!

The creatures below are: Araneus quadratus, Caterpillar, Newt, Snail Slug and Woodlouse, Garden Snails. 

This enormous anthill was discovered when we mowed the meadow in autumn. All summer it had gone unnoticed, hidden by the long grass.