Nature photo diary: Belgium's bluebells in full bloom but the beautiful purple-carpeted forests stay empty

author_img Published :  16th April 2020 08:12 PM   |   Published :   |  16th April 2020 08:12 PM
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Bluebells or wild hyacinth in Hallerbos forest in Halle, Belgium. Bluebells are associated with ancient woodland and dominate forest floors in carpets of violet–blue flowers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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