A few photos of common lizards I took a couple of a juvenile months ago.
Some close ups of a 3 spined stickleback I took last year.
On a quick walk this morning, the first one with sun for a while, I spotted this mallard on a pond. I rather liked the reflection. Another nice surprise was a few redpolls, something I had never seen in the park.
Last week on a visit to Norsey Woods in Billericay, Essex, I tracked down a wood ant nest and photographed the ants as they collected up food and nest building material. This pair were dragging a dead ant back to the nest. Others were moving small twigs and leaves to the nest. I did manage…
A few recent shot of the pond surface dwelling Water measurer Hydrometra stagnorum. These were taken with my photographic aquarium.
A few shots of a darter dragonfly nymph (Sympetrum sp.) I took back in July with my photographic aquarium set up:
A few shots from July, taken with my photographic aquarium set up, of a couple of medium sized diving beetle species. First up Colymbetes fuscus. I also photographed this smaller Rhantus sp. probably Rhantus frontalis.
Dear Andrew Rosindell I am writing to you to express my concerns over government plans to cull badgers. The current plans to cull badgers seem to be scientifically unjustified, as trails (the Krebs trail for example) have shown their effectiveness for bTB control seems to be minimal and in some cases make the problem worse.…
Back in May I visited Kefalonia, the greek island. When I arrived at my hotel there were a number of alpine swifts flying around, which a great sight (and sound). I went for a walk and found a patch of longer grass and wildflowers, where there were some butterflies: Eastern dappled white Meadow brown And…
A couple from back in April. Thus smooth newt tadpole was fully developed so must have overwintered as a tadpole. There were also a number of small backswimmer (Notonecta) nymphs.