Flagstones shining with rain
Gatekeeper hiding in the flowerbed (this one had a crinkled hindwing - presumably something happened while it was metamorphosing)
The ladybirds I've seen this year have mostly been native Seven-spots!
This Common Darter hadn't long emerged when it was grounded by the shower
photos taken with Canon EOS 30D, EF 300mm f/4L IS USM