Just as we were dashing out the door, Rosa spotted this.
They often seem to get “trapped” in the side of our house, something that I think the local blackbirds (and the tuī that are increasingly emulating them) take advantage of.
Yes, our house is painted a revolting pink. And yes, the stick insect is quite the virulent green colour (only slightly heightened by Instagram, in this photo).
We are big fans of stick insects here, yes we are.