Posted by: mynaturaldiary | September 1, 2016

Palette

This time of year the North York Moors offers a rich range of colours. Roseberry Topping from Newton Moor offers a fine view.

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Crossing Newton Moor shows the range of colours this time of year.

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The closer to Highcliffe, the thicker the heather becomes, interspersed with a few pine trees.

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The trees are far out on the Moor.

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The purple heather stretches out across the horizon.

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On Gisborough Moor, fine views of Sleddale can be seen at the summit, some 328m (1.076 ft) above sea level.

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This makes a fabulous contrast to how Sleddale looked in this year’s winter snow.

On the Moors, rabbits feed on the grassland.

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Common Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

And a Redstart appeared at the edge of a field.

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Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)

Autumn shows with the Rowan trees in full fruit.

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Back at Café Twitch, the butterflies feed on the Buddleia.

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Peacock (Aglais io)

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Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)


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