Stag beetles

I came home last night and was shown 2 male stag beetles and a couple of lesser stag beetles in a bucket in my garden. I’ve taken a few photos which I’ll hopefully post later, but here is a shot take with my 35mm at f11 with a 0.5second shutter speed, to show how still…

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Yellow wagtail Motacilla flava

Another bird I found on my May trip to Sheppey was the yellow wagtail. This one was fluttering Elmley marshes. Later elsewhere on Sheppey I found 1 singing. Including a backlit shot. Related posts: Yellow wagtail Pied wagtail Yellow legged gulls in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote Argostoli, Kefalonia: yellow legged gull, woodchat shrike and loggerhead…

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