On Saturday I had a trip round Sheppey, thanks to Phil (@sheppeywildlife on twitter) and saw some great birds. The weather was very dull but I got my best ever shots of 3 birds. Little owl. Snow bunting And red legged or French partridge. I was a great day, thanks to Phil for showing me…
Back in October I headed to Richmond Park. There I took some photos of the Red deer stags. The calves in this one seem unimpressed by the stags bellowing. A couple of youngsters were practising rutting. I also photographed the hinds. This one had some jackdaws feeding on it!
Another video from my bushnell trail cam, this time of 3 foxes.
Here are a few shots of a magpie from a couple of months ago. These are quite wary birds and Ive never really managed a good shot of one, but I was reasonably happy with these.
I’m a big fan of foxes, but there is a downside to them appearing in your garden…lol (To be honest, cats are a bigger problem for this sort of thing!)
After the success of the Pond olive mayfly larva post I thought I post about another of the ponds amazing creatures: the Phantom midge larva. I took some photos of these creatures today. They are specialised predators that live a mostly planktonic life. Floating around in open water they would be easily spotted and vulnerable…
Some more fox action from my garden. Fox walking round, spotting us in the house and jumping a 6ft fence! fox jumps fence 8-1-13 from Neil Phillips on Vimeo.
A few months ago I heard that there were adapter for the Pentax Q that would let me mount it on my Pentax DA*300mm Prime. For those who don’t know the Pentax Q is one of the small interchangeable lens cameras that have recently been made by a number camera of manufacturers. The Pentax Q…
BNeen putting the Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Max out in the garden and I tried a new spot and got this footage of a fox sniffing around and marking it territory! fox garden 7-1-13 from Neil Phillips on Vimeo.
Here are a few photos (from June last year) of a pair of nesting Avocets. Due to the risk of from egg thieves I held off from posting these and then never got round to it, so here they are: