While in the Cairngorms this March, some friends set me up in a hide early one morning to try and get some shots of a red squirrel. It was something like -7C so I was wrapped up warm, but the light was OK so I waited. Eventually the squirrel came out a few times and…
Back in march I sat in a freezing cold hide waiting for a crested tit to pose for a photo. One never did that day, but I did finally get a nice shot of a long tailed tit.
I still have a nu7mber of shots of the red backed shrike to edit, but here are a few more of this lovely bird.
LAst autumn I managed to get some shots of tandem pair ruddy darters in flight as they were laying eggs. None came out perfect in focus and/or sharpness but they are OK viewed at for web size. I also got a standard perched male shot.
Been editing some of the backlog on my hard drive and came across some shots of slow worms I took last year. This Juvenile sat nicely for me As did this adult.
Here is a video from back in September of the Juvenile red backed shrike that stayed for a few days at West Canvey Marshes. This was the only day with good weather I could get over to see it, early one morning. It was sat in a bush so I put the Pentax Q on…
This week there has been a Juvenile scaup at RSPB West Canvey Marshes. This duck is usually found on the sea, so it was nice to see one on an inland site when I visited yesterday. It was a long way off so I had to use the Pentax q with the adapter and 300mm,…
Here is a timelapse of a sunset I made a few weeks ago.
Back in May, I got the only opportunity to photograph one of my favourite insects, a scorpiongly. Despite that scorpion like tail on the male, they can not sting. They are fantastic exotic looking insects, that feed on dead flies etc, often stealing them from spiders webs!
Back in May I went hunting for some macro subjects in a nettle bed. I came across this mosquito Also there was this nettle weevil.