More shots from Kefalonia. On a trip up Mount Aenos, I kept hearing a call in the trees that sounded familiar, but I just couldn’t work out what it was. Then this chap came down. A firecrest! Great to see and it/they posed for a few shots. Due to their constant movement and staying in…Details
Some photos from last years trip to Kefalonia. There were Balkan wall lizards in many of the locations we visited and this one posed in the morning sun on an olive tree. Seem to have a yawn to wake up too! Related posts: Palapares and Eurolean antlions, ringed plovers and balkan wall lizard Balkan Terrapin,…Details
This is what happens when you link to a page without reading it properly (or perhaps it was but that was an inconvenient truth?). This page said nothing about otters being hand fed, perhaps someone was just trying to drum up interest in his facebook page? Shame as it tarnishes all anglers with such behaviour.…Details
On a recent trip to the New Forest I stopped at Milford where there were a number of rooks Corvus frugilegus around the car park.
Some from the processing backlog, much of which consists of pond creatures like these. Not my best pond pics, but worth processing. The Wandering pond snail is a common species in ponds. The pond olive mayfly nymph I have blogged about before before Related posts: Cloen dipterum Mayfly nymph, Agraylea multipunctata Micro caddisfly larva and…Details
A few shots from the start of January, on a sunny day in Raphael’s Park. The was not much around and sun was at an awkward angle so tried for some photos of common birds in flight. The woo pigeon came out ok, except for the background! I also tried a few of the black…Details
A couple of shots of an striped emperor dragonfly nymph taken withe the white background meet your neighbours style.
black bellied dipper feeding from Neil Phillips on Vimeo. On Sunday I visited the black bellied dipper which has set up home on the river there. It was by the Bridge Inn and sitting on the opposite river bank, before then diving for food. Dipper of course are usually not found in East Anglia, this…Details
The other post was removed because Martin Bowler claimed I said there were people hand feeding otters, when I didn’t. I did not see anyone doing this, but sadly he doesn’e seem to care about facts so I’ve had to replace the post with this message. So why ask the question of why I changed…Details