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Andy Sands / Green veined white butterfly (Pieris napi) roosting on a Dog Violet flower, Hertofrdshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Andy Sands / Acorn Weevil (Curculio glandium) portrait on an Oak leaf, Hertofrdshire, England, UK, April. Focus Stacked
Andy Sands / Crab spider (Misumena vatia) sitting on a garden flower, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Andy Sands / Orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) male on Greater stitchwort flower in English woodland, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April.
Andy Sands / Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola) female walking along ditch at edge of road, Upper Teesdale, Co Durham, England, UK, May
Andy Sands / Orange tip butterfly (Anthocaris cardamines) on Cuckoo flower / Lady's smock (Cardamine pratensis), Hertfordshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Andy Sands / Parasitic wasp (Monosapyga clavicornis) hovering in front of garden bee hotel looking for hosts nests while being watched by the Bee (Chelostoma campanularum) Hertfordshire, England, UK, June
Andy Sands / Oxlips (Primula eliator) growing among Wood Anemones (Anemone nemorosa) good indicators of ancient woodland, Suffolk, England, UK, April
Andy Sands / Grey partridge (Perdix perdix) three birds on snow covered mound, Bedfordshire, England, UK, December
Andy Sands / Green hairstreak butterfly (Callophrys rubi) mating pair on hawthorn blossom, Bedfordshire, England, UK, June
Andy Sands / Jumping spider (Evarcha arcuata) on edge of evening primrose flower, Surrey, England, UK, August
Andy Sands / Amethyst Deceiver (Laccaria amethystina) two young toadstools growing up from mossy log, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, September