July 10th, 2010

dandelion

Urban Nature Pictures 7/3



An orange lichen (probably Xanthoria parietina) growing on a rubbish bin in Runnymede.

Runnymede is a meadow along the Thames where many historical events are commemorated, most notably the sealing of the Magna Carta. When we visited there were hundreds of people enjoying the park in the nice weather. There were lots of exotic and native water birds, and lots of interesting insects.

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