While in the Cairngorms in March, I kept going past lovely clear and clean rivers and streams, or I should say burns being that it was Scotland, and being me I couldn’t help but wonder what was in there. Lots it turned out! I’ve posted photos of the Pedicia hairy cranefly larva already and have…Details
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…Details
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. Related posts: Egg laying and mating ruddy darters Garden spider…Details
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. Related posts: First slow worms of the year Migrant Hawker in flight and slow worm Chaetogaster limnaei worm on a Ramshorn Snail Slow…Details
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,…Details
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! Related posts: Water Scorpion Nepa cinerea Water scorpion…Details