Seed heads of Greater Burdock, Burton Mill pond
Greeny-grey lichen, Midhurst Common
Dew covered Acorn, Midhurst Common
The intricate seed head of a Hogweed
There are still a few butterflies flitting about. This one is a Speckled Wood, one of half-a-dozen dancing in the dappled sunlight.
The Bracken is slowly turning from lush green to crispy brown.
The sunlight filtering through these Oak leaves reminded me of a churches' stained glass windows.
Many of the spiky cased Sweet Chestnuts were blown from the trees by gusty wind a few nights ago.
This fantastic Dragonfly with its huge eyes and lacy wings is a ferocious hunter, turning 'on a sixpence', chasing, catching, and often consuming flying insects in mid-air. this particular specimen is called a Common Darter.