scabious & knapweed

gatekeepers & bees on scabious - allotment bristol - gouache & wax crayon - c. A3

gatekeepers & bees on scabious – allotment bristol – gouache & wax crayon – c. A3

After 3 days of poor weather insects out in force, feeding up. More meadow browns but looks like the end of the ringlet season. The straggly knapweed candelabras busy with mainly male red-tailed bumblebees, shoulders and forehead tuft a sherbet lemon.

bees on knapweed - allotment bristol - gouache & wax crayon - c. A3

bees on knapweed – allotment bristol – gouache & wax crayon – c. A3