Mountain Hares

When up in a Cairngorms I hoped to see Mountain Hares. I managed a few shots, and this was probably the best shot. I was expecting shots more like this! I even had another one pose briefly by the road. It moved off and poked its head over the snow. Related posts: Ptarmigan and mountain…

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First slow worms of the year

I found my first reptiles of the year this morning: some slow worms. They were fairly sluggish, at least to start with, so I got a few shots of them before they slithered off. Related posts: Migrant Hawker in flight and slow worm First (scarce?) emerald damselfly of the year Heron and waterfall at Levens,…

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Great tit, treecreeper and Chaffinch

Some more photos photos from Loch Garten. A great tit posed, looking right at me, which gives a bit of a different perspective. A treecreeper landed in a pine tree and I managed a couple of grab shots as it searched for food. And a chaffinch posed on the twig. Related posts: Crested tit, coal…

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Findhorn Valley Panorama

I’m not one for doing landscapes, but even I couldn’t resist a view like this. Ive stitched together a number of shots and quite like the result Related posts: Elan Valley landscapes and waterfall Common toads by a loch – Bufo bufo Leaping Salmon at Stainforth Force, Yorkshire Dales Ptarmigan and mountain hare on Glen…

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