Insects

Bee day

Honey Bees, the huge Carpenter Bees and others were merrily feasting on nectar or collecting pollen as the sun shone down at lunchtime. Quite full leg pouches some of them....
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Birds

Nisperos and other oddments

It is quite colourful at the moment with Bougainvillea and Jacaranda in bloom, as well as numerous wild flowers. Some fruits are also ripe for picking, such as the Nispero or Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica, a very tasty fruit. The nearby town of Sayalonga even has a fiesta called Dia del Nispero - Day of the Nispero. Who says, 'any excuse...
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