Stag beetles Lucanus cervus

If you’ve been following me on Twitter or Facebook you will know I have had stag beetles Lucanus cervus in my garden recently. Ive had both stag beetle and lesser stag beetle, but I’ll cover the photos of the former from Friday in this post. 2 males were found in a bucket in the garden.…

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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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