Tuesday 7 June 2011

Seasonal Wild Flowers 6 – Poppy

An evocative flower, long being the symbol of both sleep and death, they cover many fields and road sides.  Their presence shows the arrival of summer and their increased number is thanks to the reduced use of insecticides.

What a wonderful sight they are!

East Anglia Year Count: 141
Life bird count: 403. Year bird count: 208. Month bird count: 36.
Photo: Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

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