A week after my first visit to see the water rail I went back for another go. I got a nice one in the water But when it posed on some nice green vegetation, the shadow of someone standing behind me (I was laying down!) was cast in exactly the wrong place, again just as…Details
Back in November I visited Foxglove Covert Nature resrve in yorkshire and carried out some stream dipping. Among what I found was this Polycleis felina flatworm Its a species usually found in streams, often under stones in faster flowing stretches. It can be recognised by the large number of eye spots bordering the head its…Details
While at Loch Garten last March I was lucky enough to have some long tailed tits come down and pose on a log briefly.
There cant be many wildlife photographers in Essex that haven’t made a visit to RSPB Rainham Marshes in the last couple of weeks, where 2, 3 or 4 (depending who you ask!) water rails have been uncharacteristically showy for a usually reclusive bird. I made a visit a couple of Sundays ago and when it…Details
Well its taken longer than planned, but here is the best of my photos from July to December 2014 In July I had a close encounter with a giant horselfy Tabanus sp. Thankfully they are not usually interested in biting humans! I visited Thursley common on the way to New Forest and after disappointing amount…Details
A set of photos of some yellow wagtails, taken on Sheppey, Kent.
A few from an August visit the ‘Britain’s Rainforest’ Canvey Wick in 2013. 2013 was a good summer for clouded yellow butterflies, I saw more that year than all previous years combined. This field grasshopper posed nicely. A Common Damselfly perched on a rose hip. And this holly blue on some bramble. A common darter…Details